Washington D.C.

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.

2023 Executives:


  • Tereza Yeremian
  • Kayane Tatarian
  • Tatevik Khachatryan
  • Emma Soghomonian
  • Arsine Valladian
  • Nairi Balian
  • Areknazan Hamparian
Van Dance Group

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