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[FAR Schools]: A Musical Rebirth in Gyumri standard

On September 20, Gyumri’s Octet Music School finally opened its brand new doors. This marked the culmination of concerted efforts by major American-Armenian philanthropists and FAR benefactors Mr. and Mrs. Edward and Janet Mardigian, as well as Jon Dee’s internationally renowned “Do Something” organization, the “Mediamax” news agency, VivaCell-MTS and acclaimed rock stars Ian Gillan of Deep Purple, Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath, and Geoff Downes of Yes/Asia, among other benefactors. The new building will replace the cramped aluminum trailers that had served as classrooms since Gyumri was devastated by an earthquake 25 years ago. In just 11 months, the “Kanaka” Construction Company has built a two-story marvelous building made of tufa to replace the cramped aluminum trailers that had served ...

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[FAR New York]: 40th Anniversary of Ordination of Archbishop Barsamian Celebrated. standard

His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian was elected Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern) in May 1990. The Diocesan Council organized a reception at the Sheraton Commander Hotel in Cambridge, Mass., in honor of Archbishop Khajag Barsamian’s 40th anniversary of priesthood and 20th anniversary of being Primate. Via The Orthodox Church This year marks the 40th anniversary of Archbishop Khajag Barsamian’s ordination into priesthood. He has been a supporter of the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin, of the ongoing development of an independent homeland and of humanitarian outreach to the vulnerable among Armenia’s citizens. Please continue reading here. Credit: The Orthodox Church

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