Post Tagged with: "St. Vartan"

Tibetan New Year

Tibetans Celebrate the New Year in Manhattan

Asian, Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video February 17, 2016 at 1:13 pm

Tibetans celebrated Losar, the Tibetan New Year, at St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral in midtown Manhattan, with speeches and performances and a visit from the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile.

The Archbishop of the Easten Diocese, Khajag Barsamian, spoke after unveiling the statue, saying it was a blessing for it to be on the steps of the church. (Photo by Joseph Darius Jaafari for Voices of NY)

Focused on the Future, Armenian-Americans Talk About the Past

Asian, Featured Posts, History, Manhattan, Voices' Picks October 8, 2015 at 6:03 pm

Armenian Americans recounted family stories of survival at an unveiling at St. Vartan Cathedral of Migrations, a sculpture honoring the estimated 1.5 million Armenians who were killed or died between 1915 and 1917.

Zulal: Singing Armenian Folk Songs, a Cappella

Zulal: Singing Armenian Folk Songs, a Cappella

Culture, Featured Posts, Video February 13, 2015 at 7:17 pm

The a cappella group Zulal performs and discusses the meaning and importance of Armenian folk songs in this video.