All-ASA to Host Annual “Artivism” Exhibition on March 8th

Los Angeles, CA — On March 8, 2019, the All-Armenian Student Association will be hosting their annual “Artivism” event. Artivism is an art exhibition that blends art, music, and a cause to advocate for. The exhibition will display the work of artists from different backgrounds, but with an emphasis on Armenian culture and lifestyle. In honor of International Women’s Day, the proceeds from the event  will be donated to an…

All ASA continues to fund renovation with new milestone

Los Angeles, CA – In the past three years, the All-Armenian Student Association (All-ASA) has raised close to $5,000 through tri-colored graduation cord sales. Initially the cord sales started as a fundraiser for the economic development non-profit, OneArmenia as part of an initiative to foster the growing honey economy of villages in Armenia. In the past couple of years, the cord project has evolved to include the creation of the…

All-ASA Funds Renovate Children’s Park in Armenia

All-ASA partnered with Khachig Choukhajian, a Teach for Armenia fellow working in Armenia’s province of Lori, to organize the tricolor graduation cord fundraiser. The cords were handmade by artisans in Dilijan, Armenia and sold to graduating students in the United States. All  proceeds were used to fund a project to renovate a small park in the village of Medovka, Armenia. The project involved the a addition of a soccer field along with benches and…

All-ASA Senate Approves Donation to the Armenian Lighthouse Charitable Foundation

The All-ASA Senate has voted to approve a donation of a portion of the profits from The Artivism fundraiser to the Armenian Lighthouse Charitable Foundation, which was established in 2009. This foundation help fight against domestic violence and aims to strengthen women and families for a stronger Armenia.  They collect in the USA and distribute in Armenia. For more information about  the Armenian Lighthouse Charitable Foundation, to donate, or to…

UCLA ASA Hosts Armenian Cultural Festival

On Tuesday April 4th the Armenian Students’ Association at University of California, Los Angeles hosted their annual Cultural Festival in Bruin Plaza. The plaza was decorated with many posters telling the history and fun facts about Armenia and Armenian. Traditional Armenian rugs were displayed and traditional Armenian food, such as xorovats and gata were sold. The UCLA Armenian Dance Group also performed during the festival. Beside a choreographed piece, they…