In the Ottoman Empire, there are still people with national aspirations and national potential. In the northeastern part of Asia Minor bordering Russia, there are six provinces in which the vast majority of the population are Armenians. Since the times of Herodotus, this part of Asia has been called Armenia. Today’s Armenians are the direct
Day: January 21, 2019
The Cathedral of St. Vartan is the first cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church in North America. Built in 1969, it has been designed to resemble ancient Armenian temples. The construction of the cathedral had been conceived back in 1926 when the young Armenian community of New York raised 100 thousand dollars. Three years later,
In January 1969, the self-immolation of student Jan Palach shocked Czechoslovakia and all of Europe. On these days of mourning and confusion, French singer Charles Aznavour arrived in Prague to give a concert. Upon learning of what had happened, Aznavour immediately canceled the concert and went to pay tribute to the memory of Jan Palach.