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Wed, 15 May 2013 22:51:00 GMT Diasporan group monitors Yerevan city elections During the May 5 election, more than 100 members of a joint local-Diaspora monitoring team sought to preempt and register voting irregularities, write Sara Anjargolian and Ursula Kazarian. Read ArticleWed, 15 May 2013 22:01:00 GMT Calendar of Events Post-election developments in Armenia will be discussed at events in Boston and LA on May 23 and 28, respectively; for details about these and other upcoming Armenian happenings in America consult the Calendar of Events. Read ArticleWed, 08 May 2013 11:45:00 GMT Historical novel "The Astrologer of Karabagh" released in English The Armenian Cultural Foundation prepared the new translation from the Russian original by Platon Zubov. Read ArticleWed, 08 May 2013 11:34:00 GMT Kasbarian's book for children gets Nautilus award The Greedy Sparrow: An Armenian Tale, retold by Lucine Kasbarian, illustrated by Maria Zaikina won the 2013 Nautilus Silver Award in the Children's Picture Book category. Read ArticleTue, 07 May 2013 08:21:00 GMT Alexanians in father-daughter documentary project Tom Vartabedian talks with photojournalist and filmmaker Nubar Alexanian about his project on the legacy of Armenian genocide. Read ArticleTue, 07 May 2013 08:09:00 GMT Kay Mouradian tells her mother's survival story in book, documentary My Motherís Voice, an updated book (2013 Edition) and new documentary, tell the moving story of Flora Munushianís teenage years, and are written and produced by her daughter Kay Mouradian. From 1914-1919, Flora traveled from Hadjin, Turkey to Aleppo, Syria then ultimately to the United States, a survivor of the Armenian Genocide. Read ArticleTue, 07 May 2013 07:59:00 GMT French art historian talks Armenian influences Artsvi Bakhchinyan interviews art historian Sarah Anne Laporte Eftekharian. Read ArticleTue, 07 May 2013 06:55:00 GMT First Halvajian poetry competition winners announced The Armenian Students' Association, Inc. (ASA Inc.) congratulated Shahe Mankerian of Pasadena, CA, Sarah Abigail Stites of Grove City College in Reston, VA, and Rachel Megan Maclean of Northside High School in Roanoke, VA who were the winners of the 2012 "Arthur Halvajian Memorial" Armenian Poetry Competition. The competition was sponsored by the ASA Inc. in partnership with the Armenian Poetry Project. Read ArticleSun, 05 May 2013 21:59:00 GMT Calendar of Events The recent novel by Azerbaijani writer Akram Aylisli set during Armenian pogroms in Baku will be discussed in Washington on May 10; for details about this and other upcoming Armenian happenings in America consult the Calendar of Events. Read ArticleMon, 22 Apr 2013 15:21:00 GMT Resilience echoes through Times Square at genocide memorial Taleen Babayan reports on the annual Armenian Genocide commemoration held in the center of Manhattan on April 21. Read Article