AJF AT VICENZAOROAs per tradition that begun back in 1998 in Milan; AJA founding member Istanboulli Krikor hosted AJA dinner in Vicenza
Saturday, January 24, 2015Read more
AJF AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS IN DIAMOND GRADINGAJF launched its pilot scholarships program this fall thanks to an agreement signed with the Armenian Gemological Laboratory and Academy (AGLA) to fund gemological training for young Armenian students.
Sunday, December 14, 2014Read more
AJF ATTENDS JCK 2014 AND PROMOTES ITS MISSIONThe 2014 JCK Show in Las Vegas also served as AJF’s platform for networking and raising awareness of its mandate. Pierre Akkelian, Gagik Gevorkyan, Bill Boyajian and Hratch Kaspar held various meetings to discuss opportunities and promote the objectives of the foundation.
Monday, November 10, 2014Read more
NEW GOLD PATRON JOINS THE RANKSMr. Garun Qocharyan is the latest benefactor to join the ranks of our exclusive Gold Patrons Club. Mr. Qocharyan has built an impressive jewellery retail enterprise based in Russia and Italy; he is an AJA member and active supporter of Armenian initiatives.
Saturday, November 8, 2014Read Document
AJF Participates in the Armenia Diaspora Conference.The fifth Armenia Diaspora Conference was held in September to discuss critical national issues, especially the coordination of activities during the 100th Anniversary year. AJF was present and took an active role during all plenaries and working sessions.
Friday, October 24, 2014Read more
MILLER COLLECTION CATALOGUE AND EXHIBIT LAUNCHStakeholders decided to organize the launching event of Alexander Miller’s 1916 Western Armenia collection catalogue and full exhibit on April 21, 2015. Similar events are also planned in Moscow and Yerevan throughout the year.
AJF BOARD HOLDS MEETINGS IN LISBON AND YEREVANOn October 15, the Board of Trustees held a meeting at the Gulbenkian Foundation headquarters in Lisbon, Portugal. The Board visited Lisbon by special invitation of the Armenian Communities Department to attend functions held during the Armenian Culture Week.
AJF SPONSORS LIVE-STREAM WEBCAST OF TRADE HISTORY CONFERENCENetworks of Circulation and Exchange was the title of an international conference held from October 15 to 17 at the Gulbenkian Foundation.
Armenian Master Jewellers in UkraineIn the AJA Magazine issue of October 2014, AJF published an original article by Dr. Iryna Hayuk, who demonstrates how Armenian jewellers played a crucial role in the development of the jewellery trade in Ukraine. The article was published in AJF’s Jewellery Heritage Column.
Monday, October 13, 2014Read Document
SAS AND AIEA CONVENTIONSIn early October, AJF’s Hratch Kaspar participated in an academic workshop organized by the US-based Society of Armenian Studies (SAS). The three-day event was held at the Academy of Sciences of Armenia and featured original research by a number of scholars.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014Read more