Patrons’ News: AJF Welcomes New PatronAJF is proud to welcome Margaret Ajemian Ahnert to its Patrons Club. Ms. Ahnert is the author of The Knock At The Door, a memoir about the Armenian Genocide, which has received numerous awards including: Usa Book News "Best Book of 2007", The Honorable "Musa Dagh Battle" Medal (August 2008), and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor (May 7, 2011), among others.
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AJF HIGHLIGHTSAs a tradition that began back in 1998 in Milan, Italy, AJA founding member Krikor Istanboulli hosted the AJA dinner in Vicenza on January 25, 2015. In appreciation of the hospitality and moved by the generosity of the host, attendees undertook to finance the tuition of one AJF student in Armenia
AJF's SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2015 Progress ReportAJF's scholarship students are making serious progress according to the Director of the Armenian Gemological Academy and Laboratory (AGLA) Dr. Artur Zanginyan. They have already completed their theoretical program and are now undergoing hands-on training in diamond grading.
AJF & St. Petersburg's Museum of Ethnography Inaugurate TREASURES OF WESTERN ARMENIA Catalogue & ExhibitAfter almost a century, Alexander Miller's collection of artifacts from Western Armenia from 1916 was exhibited and presented as an album-catalogue to the public in his hometown Saint Petersburg during an official ceremony held at the Museum of Ethnography on April 27, 2015.
"MUSEUM EXHIBITS ARMENIAN ARTIFACTS A CENTURY AFTER RESCUE BY RUSSIANS"On my way back from the Centennial events in Yerevan last week, I stopped in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to attend the inauguration of an unprecedented exhibit of Armenian artifacts rescued by Russian ethnographers from Western Armenia during the Genocide.
AJF AT THE APRIL 24TH GENOCIDE CENTENNIAL EVENTS IN ARMENIAAs Armenians worldwide marked the 100th anniversary of the Genocide around the world, AJF attended commemoration services to mark the Centennial in Armenia`s capital, Yerevan. The ceremonies were attended by world leaders such as France's Francois Holland, Russia's Vladimir Putin, as well as Armenia's top leadership and church heads.
TREASURES OF WESTERN ARMENIA PUBLISHEDGeneva, April 25, 2015 – The Armenian Jewellers Foundation (AJF) released the first issue of its Treasures of Western Armenia: A.A. Miller’s Armenia Collection of 1916 catalogue today in Armenia.
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MEDIA COVERAGE OF THE TREASURES OF WESTERN ARMENIA INAUGURATION EVENTThe ceremonies hosted by the Saint Petersburg Museum of Ethnography and AJF, to launch the Treasures of Western Armenia catalogue and exhibit were widely covered in the media. Armenian channels Yerkir Media TV and 1TV.AM covered the event about the joint initiative with interviews and reports on the exhibit
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AJF CHAIRMANTREASURES OF WESTERN ARMENIA: AJF CHAIRMAN'S SPEECH DURING THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY, ST. PETERSBURG, APRIL 27, 2015
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TREASURES OF WESTERN ARMENIA CATALOGUE & EXHIBIT UNVEILEDGeneva, April 17, 2015 – The Armenian Jewellers Foundation (AJF) is proud to unveil its special tribute to the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
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