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Shoghaken Armenian Folk Ensemble Concert is a Hit

Zhanna Bagdasarov Staff Writer On Monday evening, April 12, more than 450 members of the Fresno Armenian community gathered at the Satellite Student Union, in the heart of the Fresno State campus, to experience the extraordinary sounds of Armenian folk music performed by the Shoghaken Armenian Folk Ensemble of Armenia. Each one of the eight-member ensemble contributed something completely different ...

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April 24th Commemoration Takes Place on Campus to Honor the 1915 Armenian Gencoide

Hakop Tataryan Staff Writer It has been 89 years since the Armenian Genocide took place, and to this day Armenians all over the world gather on April 24 to commemorate those who innocently lost their lives. The Armenian Students Organization (ASO) and Armenian Studies Program organized an event in honor of the genocide on Friday, April 23. Students and community ...

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Der Mugrdechian Keynote Speaker in English at Bay Area Genocide Commemoration

Staff Report Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian was the keynote speaker in English, on Saturday, April 24, 2004, on the occasion of the 89th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The event was held at the Saroyan Hall of the Krouzian-Zakarian Armenian School in San Francisco and sponsored by the Bay Area Armenian community. Following is an excerpt from his speech. Reverend ...

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