Washington D.C.

The Washington, DC Chapter of Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society

The Washington chapter was founded in 1982. For over two decades, the chapter has hosted a theater company. It stages plays by Armenian and foreign playwrights nearly every year. Through the efforts of Kourken Assadourian, the chapter has helped establish two Hamazkayin Foundations: the Assadourian and Semerjian Foundations. For years, they have supported Hamazkayin’s local and pan-diasporan needs. The chapter has also hosted concerts for talented choirs and dance ensembles from Armenia. It has also invited Armenian intellectuals both from Armenia and various Diaspora communities.

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Current Officers

Shoushig Soghomonian, chairperson
Arax Khachikian, treasurer
Odette Zakarian, secretary
Dr. Dikran Kazandjian, advisor
Garbis Muradyan, advisor