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NAASR Event with Christina Maranci Live on ZOOM and Livestream on YouTube ~ May 21, 2020

NAASR Event with Christina Maranci Live on ZOOM and Livestream on YouTube ~ May 21, 2020

We miss you! We hope you have been enjoying the videos of past events on our YouTube channelThis Thursday evening, May 21, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. we will be going live online to present Christina Maranci's talk New Discoveries at Ani Cathedral.

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NAASR Annual Assembly Postponed

NAASR Annual Assembly Postponed

Due to continuing health and safety concerns arising from the coronavirus, NAASR has postponed its Annual Assembly originally set for May 9, 2020. We regret having to make this decision but look forward to seeing you in person in our beautiful new headquarters when it is possible. We will let you know the date once the situation becomes clearer than it is at the moment.

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NAASR Events Postponed, Building Closed to Public through April 2020

NAASR Events Postponed, Building Closed to Public through April 2020

In line with the recommendations of public health and medical experts relating to the coronavirus, NAASR has made the difficult decision to postpone all public events through the end of April 2020. The health and safety of the entire community are primary concerns. Every effort will be made to reschedule the many events affected by this decision. In due course, we will let you know about events in May and beyond. Similarly, the NAASR Vartan Gregorian Building will be closed to the public until the end of April, at which time we will reassess the situation. If you are interested in buying a book,...

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World-renowned Operatic Sensation Isabel Bayrakdarian To Perform at NAASR Gala

World-renowned Operatic Sensation Isabel Bayrakdarian To Perform at NAASR Gala

World-renowned opera singer Isabel Bayrakdarian will perform songs of Gomidas and Sayat Nova at the sold-out Gala of the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, MA, on Saturday, November 2, 2019. A versatile opera singer, and concert and recording artist, Ms. Bayrakdarian has performed to great acclaim with the premier orchestras of the world and will be celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Gomidas (1869–1935), the priest, musicologist, and choirmaster, with her performance at the NAASR Gala. Accompanying her will be the Borromeo String Quartet, one of the most important string quartets of our...

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NAASR To Host Grand Opening of New World Headquarters ~ Friday, November 1, 2019

NAASR To Host Grand Opening of New World Headquarters ~ Friday, November 1, 2019

BELMONT, MA -- On Friday, November 1, 2019, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will host the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of its spectacular, new, state-of-the-art global headquarters, named after Vartan Gregorian, President of the philanthropic foundation Carnegie Corporation of New York. The new building’s official name will be the NAASR Vartan Gregorian Building, fulfilling the request of the building’s principal benefactors, Edward and Pamela Avedisian of Lexington, MA. The public is invited to attend the ceremony from 4 to 7 pm, at 395 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA. This historic event is the result of a...

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