Saturday, 30 September 2017 17:30

Voski Ashoun 2017

Group Photo at Voski Ashoun 2017

ACOM's annual Voski Ashoun Celebration was held this year at the Pine Tree Apple Orchard in White Bear Lake.

The day was a perfect autumn day for an excursion and picnic at an apple orchard. About 30 people attended and shared food, stories, a trivia game and wandering around the orchard and visiting the gift and bake shop. Peter Hajinian formulated an Armenian trivia quiz that most of the attendees perticipated in. There seemed to be no clear winner, even after a number of run-off questions all correctly answered by the 5 finalists. Peter finally announced that the first prize would go to "Poly" for a question that Poly asked of the trivia master that he couldn't answer. Everyone in attendence enjoyed the outing.

September Cinema Saturday offering:

Shoot The Piano Player w/ Charles Aznavour.Movie Poster

Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. The waitress Lena is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. We will discover that Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan, once a virtuose who gives up after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal with Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and the waitress Lena, who is in love with him.

- Written by Yepok

 

 

 

September 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Fellowship Hall. St. Sahag Armenian Church

 

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 12:42

Festival of Nations Flag Ceremony

FESTIVAL of NATIONS 

ST. PAUL, MN 2017

Armenians were again represented at the International Institute of Minnesota's Festival of Nation celebration. This Festival has been ongoing since 1932 and Minnesota Armenians have participated in the Festival since its start.

During the Festival every year, there is a Flag ceremony held each day. This ceremony celebrates the varied ethnicities of Minnesota (particularly the Twin Cities) and the current bond that brings them all together - The United States Flag.

This year Bradley Erickson and Reena Ghanoum participated, representing Armenia. The ceremony is quite moving and shows us that we are a united people under this flag.

 

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 16:25

Genocide Commemoration 2017

The Armenian Genocide Commemoration for Minnesota Armenians took place on April 24th  2017 at St, Sahag Armenian Church. The event was organized by ACOM and St. Sahag. 

Monday, 03 April 2017 18:11

ACOM Chess Club News

Just a brief report; the April 2nd Youth Chess at St. Sahag was well attended. We had 2 chess boards going. Megan Nyholm beat Sam Nyholm in the first round. Isabel Toghramdjian beat Cynthia Ghannoum. There were 2 younger kids interested in playing but we need someone to tutor them. Francis said he was not the tutor they were looking for:—)).

Army of Crime -- The poet Missak Manouchian leads a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a cMovie Posterlandestine battle against the Nazi occupation. Twenty-two men and one woman fighting for an ideal and for freedom. News of their daring attacks, including the assassination of an SS general, eventually reaches Berlin.
- Written by American Film Market

 

 

What was it like growing up Armenian in ...9th in Series

On Sunday, March 12, 2017, the 9th session in the series "What was it like growing up Armenian in ..." was held in fellowship hall at St. Sahag Armenian Church. The three panelists brought some very diverse perspectives on their early years and how those experiences brough them to where they are today. As always, the audience was intrigued by the stories and brought up some interesting questions in the Q&A period following the presentation. Francis B. served as moderator and kept the session moving along. Thanks to the three participants and to all who came to find out more about Armenian heritage and identy.

Image Gallery

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http://mnarmenians.org/acom-life#sigProIdc49c5d6746
Sunday, 15 January 2017 13:02

ACOM Gaghant 2017

ACOM's annual Gaghant was held on Saturday January 14th at Como Dockside Event Center.

ACOM Cinema Saturday presented, for February - An Historical Drama:

40 Days of Musa Dagh (1982)

 

Hot Cider and Snacks were provided.

ACOM invites you to our first screening of the new year:

ACOM CINEMA SATURDAYS

January 21, 7pm in St. Sahag Fellowship Hall        William Saroyan’s Classic  -- The Human Comedy

1943 Academy Award—winning family drama based on our own William Saroyan’s most famous work: stars Mickey Rooney, Frank Morgan (the Wizard of Oz), Donna Reed & Van Johnson. In glorious original Black & White.

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