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Baku in 1990 was a terrifying place to be. The Movsisyan family became refugees from the tumult and ended up in Los Angeles. Their son, Yura, would become one of the greatest soccer players either Armenia, Azerbaijan, or America has produced. Read all about him in our latest article.

ajammc:

Baku in 1990 was a terrifying place to be. The Movsisyan family became refugees from the tumult and ended up in Los Angeles. Their son, Yura, would become one of the greatest soccer players either Armenia, Azerbaijan, or America has produced. Read all about him in our latest article.

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Concert in the Park
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Notice how the nose of Arno Babajanyans statue is discolored? It’s because people like to touch it, while taking a photo with it.
Don’t know who Arno Babajanyan is? He was an Armenian composer, you most likely heard his music in old Armenian films. Here is a popular one

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vahagnp:

Concert in the Park

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Notice how the nose of Arno Babajanyans statue is discolored? It’s because people like to touch it, while taking a photo with it.

Don’t know who Arno Babajanyan is? He was an Armenian composer, you most likely heard his music in old Armenian films. Here is a popular one

Ara the Rat gets profiled in Brownbook Magazine, an urban guide to the Middle East: 

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We spoke to your new favorite Internet star this afternoon, Goorgen from the amazing Arlen’s Transmission “Shift It” commercial, and it was awesome: Shift It: Arlen’s Transmission Commercial Takes Internet by Storm

Share Your Survivor Stories

If you would like to share the stories and photos with of family members impacted by the Armenian Genocide or you are a descendant of those who helped Armenians during 1915, whether you’re Turkish, Kurdish or other, we would love for your to send them to us for a credited crowdsourced slideshow. Please link us here or email us with a description to editorial@ianyanmag.com

It’s that time of year again. Ianyan is accepting submissions in honor of International Women’s Day. If you’re a writer, photographer, illustrator and have something to say, please email submissions at editorial@ianyanmag.com. Any gender, any background. Get in touch.
Tezeta: A Mission to Uncover the Ethiopian-Armenians
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Հայաստան / Hayastan / Armenia T-Shirt

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Հայաստան / Hayastan / Armenia T-Shirt

tjjourian:

ARMENIAN ACTIVISTS NOW! Birth of a Movement (in English with Armenian subtitles) (by Davidian Video Productions)

Watch this amazing testimony to the beginning of a nation-wide culture shift in Armenia.

vartanm:

 U.S. Marine Corps captain Matthew Patrick Manoukian, a 29-year-old son of a Santa Clara County judge and state appellate court justice, and two other Marines were fatally shot after a pre-dawn meal and security meeting at a police checkpoint. It was the third attack on coalition forces by their Afghan counterparts in a week.