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October 2015

The Armenian Genocide and its Impact

October 23, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ryerson University – Engineering Building,
245 Church Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Panel Discussion at Ryerson University

Friday, October 23 at 7:30pm


  • Alan Whitehorn, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Royal Military College of Canada


  • Richard Hovannisian, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, UCLA
  • Ervin Staub, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts
  • Khatchig Mouradian, Professor and Program Coordinator Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights Rutgers University


At the Engineering Building - Room ENG103

245 Church Street, Ryerson University


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Saint Krikor Naregatsi – Cultural Evening

October 25, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Gregory Armenian Catholic Church,
100 Northdale Rd.
Toronto, Ontario M2L 2M1 Canada
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Under the auspices of His Grace Bishop Michael Mouradian

St. Gregory Armenian Catholic Church of Toronto presents

On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide


Saint Krikor Naregatsi 

A cultural evening dedicated to the Doctor of the Universal Church Declared by Pope Francis

Mystical philosopher and theologian - Saint Krikor Naregatsi



Keynote speaker:

Rev. Father Andon Atamian

Pastor of Holy Cross Armenian Catholic Church, Boston, U.S.A.

Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 6:00 pm


St. Gregory Armenian Catholic Church

100 Northdale Rd., Toronto, Ontario


A musical interlude featuring renowned musicians and singers

Reception to follow

Admission $20


For tickets, please call:

Jeannette Aprahamian at 416 297-7174 or

the Armenian Catholic Church office at 416-444-9924

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World Teachers’ Day

October 30, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Holy Trinity Armenian Church,
920 Progress Ave.
Scarborough, Ontario M1G 3T5 Canada
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celebrates the 6th annual

World Teachers’ Day

Special presentation commemorating the educators who perished during the Armenian Genocide

Join us in honouring our Armenian Genocide scholars
Dr. Isabel Kaprielian-Churchill, Dr. Alan Whitehorn,
Dr. Lorne Shirinian & George Shirinian (Zoryan Institute)

Keynote Speaker: Mher Karakashian - Chairman of the Armenian Genocide Centennial Central Committee of Canada

October 30, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Reception @ 7:30

Admission: $25
Holy Trinity Armenian Church – M. Artinian Hall

Contact: Lucie Gharibian at: 647.435.0065 or actaoinfo@gmail.com

Proceeds will go to the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee


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November 2015
$35 - $75

Forget Me Not: A musical tribute to the enduring spirit of a nation

November 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Toronto Centre for the Arts,
5040 Yonge St.
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Forget-Me-Not: A Musical tribute to the enduring spirit of a nation

Join us for an enchanted evening of Armenian music and artistry dedicated to the commemoration of the Centenary of the Armenian genocide.

Internationally acclaimed soprano Hasmik Papian & virtuoso violinist Nuné Melikian perform with Canada’s premier chamber orchestra Sinfonia Toronto under the direction of conductor Nurhan Arman.

The wonderful program features compositions by Aram Khachaturian, Alexander Arutiunian, Edvard Mirzoyan, Tigran Mansurian & Vatche Sharafyan


  • Nurhan Arman, conductor
  • Hasmik Papian, soprano
  • Nuné Melikyan, violinist

Featuring -

Mirzoyan: Poem –Epitaph

Arutiunian: Violin Concerto

Mansurian: Canti Paralelli- Canadian premiere

Sharafyan: Divertissement -Canadian premiere

Khachaturian: Valse from Masquerade Suite



Toronto Centre for the Arts

5040 Yonge St. Toronto, Ontario, Canada



$75, $55, $35

Tickets available
In person: TO Centre Box Office, 5040 Yonge St. Toronto
By phone: 1-855-985-2787
Online: http://www.ticketmaster.ca/George-Weston-Recital-Hall-at-the-Toronto-Centre-for-the-Arts-tickets-Toronto/venue/131882?brand=tca_gw

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POM Film Festival dedicated to the Armenian Genocide Centennial

November 16, 2015 - November 22, 2015
Armenian Youth Center,
50 Hallcrown Pl
Toronto, Ontario M2J 1P6 Canada
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The annual Pomegranate Film Festival (POM) will take place in Toronto, Canada, from Nov. 16-22. In honor of the festival’s 10th anniversary and the Centennial commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, POM will present a week-long program featuring a diverse range of films, performances, and artistic exhibitions.

More than 50 films from 20 countries will be presented at POM 2015. Tickets are available by visiting www.pomegranatefilmfestival.com, where out-of-town guests can also take advantage of a special rate of $99/night at Radisson Toronto East, located next to Toronto’s Hamazkayin Theatre

One particularly noteworthy presentation is “Operation Nemesis,” showcasing films that pose moral and intellectual questions related to the genocide. More specifically, each film grapples with an ethical dilemma, one that presents complex situations for both victim and perpetrator, as each face the harsh reality of the genocide.

For more information and to purchase tickets please visit:


POM's Facebook Page



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Spectacle De Danse Dédié à La Commémoration du Centenaire du Génocide Arménien

November 20, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Salle Marguerite-Bourgeoys du Collège Regina Assumpta,
1750 Rue Sauriol Est
Montréal, QC H2C 1X4 Canada
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Association Culturelle Arménienne Hamzkayin

Présente l'ensemble de danse Ani 

dans un spectacle dédié à la commémoration du centenaire du génocide arménien

avec la participation de l'ensemble de dance Érépuni de Toronto


Mme Eva Aïrapetian - Troupe de danse Ani

Mme Lori Najarian - Troupe de dance Érépuni

Samedi, le 21 November 2015, à 20h00

Salle Marguerite-Bourgeoys du Collège Regina Assumpta

1750 Rue Sauriol Est, Montréal, QC H2C 1X4


Pour les billets

Araz Yaghejian - 514 827 4033

Shoghig Kataroyan - 514 833 1723


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December 2015

Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church Vesper Service Dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

December 4, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Holy Trinity Armenian Church,
920 Progress Ave.
Scarborough, Ontario M1G 3T5 Canada
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Under the auspices of:

His Eminence Metropolitan Archbishop Sotirios
Primate of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto (Canada) & Chairman of the Canadian Conference of Orthodox Bishops
His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimian
Primate of the Armenian Holy Apostolic Church Diocese of Canada


The Oriental-Eastern Orthodox Clergy Steering Committee invites the community members to:
Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church Vesper Service
Dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church
920 Progress Avenue, Toronto, ON

Following the prayer service
His Eminence Metropolitan Archbishop Sotirios will deliver the Sermon.

Light reception will follow in the lower level of the Church.


All faithful are cordially invited.

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HERITAGE DAY – Dedicated to the Western Armenian Provinces

December 5, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Armenian Community Centre Hall,
45 Hallcrown Place
Toronto, Ontario M2J 4Y4 Canada
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ARS Roubina Chapter Heritage Day

A.R.S. “Roubina” Chapter - Toronto Presents:


On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of The Armenian Genocide

Featuring: Horovel - Armenian Folk Ensemble &  DJ-Sevak

Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Ethnic Celebration | Cultural Program | Traditional Music and Food | Folkloric Dance performance by Hamazkayin “Erepuni” Dance Ensemble
Exhibition of Armenian Embroideries, Maps and Family Photographs

Admission: $65; $50 for Youth

For Tickets please call:

Houri Najarian 416-498-6941
Diana Hanimyan 905-882-4345
Armig Safarian 416-493-7862

Armenian Community Centre
45 Hallcrown Place, Toronto

Let us all celebrate the rebirth of the Armenian Nation


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Les 40 Jours du Musa Dagh | The 40 Days of Musa Dagh – Franz Werfel Exhibit

December 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am - February 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Centre commémoratif de l’Holocauste à Montréal,
5151 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal, QC H3W 1M6 Canada
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A testament of resistance at the heart of the Armenian Genocide

DECEMBER 10th 2015 to FEBRUARY 11th 2015

A homage both to the heroes of the Musa Dagh resistance in 1915 and to Franz Werfel, who immortalized their epic struggle in his classic novel, The Forty Days of Musa Dagh

An archival photo exhibition and conferences including:

1- “The influence of Werfel’s novel on the Jewish Resistance during WWII”
Prof. Yair Auron – Open University of Israel

December 10, 2015, 7:45PM, Montreal Holocaust Memorial Center, 5151, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine

2- December 12, 2015, Cinema J.A. De Sève, Concordia university, Library building, 1400 De Maisonneuve West

At  6:00PM:

“The Forty Days of Musa Dagh: A Historical Perspective”

Vartan Gregorian – President, Carnegie Corporation of New York


Dr. Frank Chalk – Director, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS)

At 8:00PM:

“THE CALL FROM ARMENIA; Canada’s response to the Armenian Genocide” – An AGCCC publication by Aram Ajemian

Book launch and signing with Aram Ajemian










Sponsored by: Government of Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada,  Embassy of the French Republic in Canada, and the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre




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December 19, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm


Avec la participation de la cantatrice renommée


Et le pianiste


Spécialement invités de Vienne.


Samedi le 19 décembre 2015, à 20h00

Église St Laurent

805 boul. Sainte-Croix, Montréal,


Pour réservations, contactez :

Nora Gurunlian 514 856 0868 (Hamazkayin)

Salpi Margossian 514 747 6680 (Tékéyan)

Ari Toshigian 514 337 0831 (Bolsahay)

Prix : 25$

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