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21.2.2009

New Jersey event raises funds, awareness for Kashatagh House Renovation ENGLEWOOD, NJ – Nearly 30 supporters gathered at the beautiful home of Raffy and Shoghag Hovanessian on Saturday, February 21, where they learned about the Tufenkian Foundation’s new House Renovation Program in the Kashatagh (Lachin) region of Nagorno-Karabagh. The event featured guest speaker Armen Sargsyan, […]

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27.1.2009

Attachments Upcoming Exhibit and Book Examine Families on the Brink LOS ANGELES—In the wake of the global recession, poverty has come to afflict much of Armenia once again. For the first time in over a decade, poverty increased in Armenia in 2009, with as many as half of Armenia’s residents now living below the poverty […]

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24.11.2008

Attachments In recent months, young artists and athletes from Karabagh have been making waves at regional and international events. Competitors have placed in the top three in two chess competitions, seven martial arts tournaments, and nine ping-pong events. Five artists have taken regional or national awards, and four will be presenting their work as part […]

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17.9.2008

Attachments Australia’s community commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Karabagh liberation movement by supporting resettlement efforts. Australia’s Armenian community recently marked the 20th anniversary of the Karabagh liberation movement, raising funds to support the resettlement of Karabagh’s Kashatagh (Lachin) district.  The August event was held in answer to the challenges laid out during a visit […]

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29.7.2008

Attachments The Ararat Center for Strategic Studies, a Tufenkian Foundation grantee, recently launched a one-month intensive course on “Armenia and the Region in the Current International Political System.” According to Ararat Center Director Armen Ayvazyan, most of Armenia’s youth lack a basic understanding of the nuanced security issues confronting the nation – a serious problem […]

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25.6.2008

Attachments On March 28-30, the Foundation hosted a pan-Armenian conference that reviewed the strategy for developing and resettling the NKR Kashatagh district. The event brought together more than 90 people, including government representatives from Armenia and Karabagh, private donors, as well as non-profits and NGOs from Armenia and Diaspora. Kashatagh is the primary lifeline connecting […]

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25.6.2008

Attachments The Foundation’s Antranig Kasbarian and Mary Matosian recently spent nine days with the Armenian community in Sydney, Australia, discussing the resettlement of Karabagh’s strategic borderlands. The visit came by invitation of the “Hayastan All-Armenia Fund’s Australia branch, the Armenian National Committee (ANC), and the Armenian Chamber Of Commerce in Australia (ACCA). The visit consisted […]

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12.6.2008

Attachments For the second straight year, the Foundation and the Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) have teamed up to organize summer workshops for the children of the Manana Youth Center. On hand are well-known filmmakers and media personalities, who are in Armenia to attend the Golden Apricot Film Festival.  This year Manana is hosting Anita […]

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12.3.2008

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