March 22, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Tamar Baboujian
tel: (818) 500-1918

ANCA-WR Hosts Press Conference with Hayk Demoyan to Preview his California Tour

LOS ANGELES, CA. – Hayk Demoyan, the Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum – Institute, Yerevan is touring the Western region of the United States with stops in San Francisco, Fresno and Los Angeles. He is presenting a series of lectures on a range of topics related to the Armenian Genocide and the Museum-Institute in Yerevan, Armenia (event details below) WHO: Hayk Demoyan, Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum–Institute, Yerevan Armenia. WHAT: Press Conference previewing Hayk Demoyan’s tour and lectures throughout LA. WHEN: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 7:00PM. WHERE: 104 North Belmont Street, Glendale CA 91206 – 3rd Floor. ### UPCOMING LECTURES IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA BY DR. HAYK DEMOYAN

Director, Armenian Genocide Museum Institute, Yerevan “ARMENIAN SPORTS AND ATHLETICISM IN THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE” and “THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE: CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY AND COMMEMORATION STRATEGIES” SCHEDULE OF LECTURES Thursday, March 24, 7:30 p.m. (in Armenian) “Armenian Sports and Athleticism in the Ottoman Empire” Location: 2324 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. Co-sponsored by Homenetmen Regional Executive Committee, Armenian National Committee of America- Western Region, Organization of Istanbul Armenians, Ararat-Eskijian Museum, and National Association for Armenian Studies and Research. Friday, March 25, 8:00 p.m. (in Armenian) “Armenian Sports and Athleticism in the Ottoman Empire” (in Armenian). Location: Organization of Istanbul Armenians Center, 19726 Sherman Way, Winnetka, CA. Co-sponsored by Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region, Organization of Istanbul Armenians, Ararat-Eskijian Museum, and National Association for Armenian Studies and Research. Saturday, March 26, 6:00 p.m. (in English) “The Armenian Genocide: Centennial Anniversary and Commemoration Strategies” Location: Ararat-Eskijian Museum, 15105 Mission Hills Rd., Mission Hills, CA. Co-sponsored by Armenian National Committee of America- Western Region, Organization of Istanbul Armenians, Ararat-Eskijian Museum, and National Association for Armenian Studies and Research. This event is presented with the generous support of the Hampartzoum & Ovsanna Chitjian Foundation. Sunday, March 27, 4:00 p.m. “The Armenian Genocide: Centennial Anniversary and Commemoration Strategies” Location: Woodbury University, Fletcher Jones Foundation Auditorium in the School of Business, 7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA. Co-sponsored by: Armenian National Committee of America- Western Region, Organization of Istanbul Armenians, Ararat-Eskijian Museum, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research, and the Woodbury University Armenian Student Association. For more information about the these events, you can contact NAASR at 617-489-1610 or hq@naasr.org; Ararat-Eskijian Museum at 818-838-4862 or ararat-eskijian-museum@netzero.net; ANCA-WR at 818-500-1918; Ohannes Kulak Avedikian of Organization of Istanbul Armenians at 818-800-1976.