Martyrdom and History

2015, the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, marked a major change in the collective Armenian understanding of the Genocide. That year, as part of the centenary commemorations, in a major ceremony jointly presided over by the Catholicos of All …

Mystical Music: Hrashatsan Bagootsmamp

“Mystical Music,” posted weekly on Vemkar’s Instagram page, introduces the beautiful hymns of the Armenian Apostolic Church. In this short episode, Dn. Michael Sabounjian introduces and Fr. Voskan Hovhannisyan sings a sharakan/շարական (a genre of hymn) from the Canon commemorating …