Istanbul Municipal Council unanimously approved the rezoning plan for rebuilding Kamp Armen.
The Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is launching an educational project titled “Zarmanazan” in La Bourboule, France as part of its Western Armenian revitalization program.
Nor Zartonk made a statement on the crisis concerning the patriarchal election that started with the resignation of Sahak Maşalyan. Stating that the protocol signed in the secret meeting is invalid for Armenian society, Nor Zartonk urged Ateşyan to resign and demanded institutions managed by “wealthy men” become transparent and accountable.
Ministry of Education is renewing the curriculum, but there are severe criticisms.
General Vicar of Patriarch Aram Ateşyan talked about the issue of raising new religious officials at the reception for Surp Dzınunt feast. On this wise, we wanted to explore how a religious official is raised.
On October 26, the Clerical Assembly of the Armenian Patriarchate of Turkey decided to superannuated Patriarch Mesrob II, paving the way for the process of election which has been expected for a long time. We asked young Armenians, who have never voted before, about their expectations, criticisms and assessment concerning the patriarchal election.
Held in Cadaval district of Portugal, “Wikicamp 2016” enabled young people to write Wikipedia articles in Western Armenian and to express themselves. Sevan Değirmenciyan writes his experience in the camp.
For the first time, a group of students from Istanbul went to TUMO Center for Creative Technologies in Armenia. Students from 14 countries, including Egypt, USA, Russia, France, Switzerland, Germany, Canada and Lebanon attended the summer camp between July 17 and 30. 14 students from Istanbul were also there.
Gyumri-based software development company Digital Pomegranate developed a gaming platform called 'Playland Armenia' with the support of Gulbenkian Foundation in order to teach Western Armenian to children.