Monthly Archives: February 2013

2013 Senior Olympics to be Hosted by Washington “Ani” Chapter

This marks the 80th anniversary of the Armenian Youth Federation. The Washington "Ani" Chapter and the Greater D.C. community are looking forward to ringing in the celebration with the annual AYF Senior Olympic Games to be held in the nation's capital. More information to come, but for now check out their Facebook page and website! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgUJdQDFv9Y[/youtube]

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From Javakhk to America, Hello. – U. Adam Aktchian

Being involved in the 2012 Javakhk Jampar was by far my most rewarding life experience to date.  Living together with new and old friends in an unfamiliar environment and creating lifelong ties was just scratching the surface of how worthwhile the trip was for me.  What I saw in Javakhk was not what I expected at all.  From the breathtaking scenery to all the loving and accepting people we met in the towns, I felt a sense of belonging that you

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My Javakhk Experience – U. Tamar Alexanian

After years of participating in youth seminars, attending Saturday school, sitting through Sunday church services and hearing my Medzmama’s countless stories in broken English, I finally had the opportunity this summer to visit the country I’ve felt a deep connection to since before I can remember.  On the plane ride to Armenia, I felt giddy with expectations.  At eighteen, I felt too old to be visiting for the first time; all of my other friends

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Republic of Armenia’s Presidential Elections

On February 18, 2013, the Republic of Armenia held its presidential elections. The international community once again viewed the elections as free and fair, and Serzh Sargsyan was reelected to office. In reality, elections were NOT free and fair. Bribery, ballot stuffing, voter intimidation, and rigged counting were very prominent throughout the entire election process across the country, giving Serzh Sargsyan the "win" over Raffi Hovhannisian. Over

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Apply today for Camp Javakhk 2013! Deadline March 15!

Camp Javakhk 2013 promises to be a truly memorable and fulfilling summer experience for all Armenian youth. (more…)

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