“In 1915, the Turkish Government began and ruthlessly carried out the infamous massacre and deportation of Armenians in Asian Minor. There is no reasonable doubt that this crime was planned and executed for political reasons.” — Winston Churchill This is … Continue reading
Gomidas (or Komitas) Vartabed (meaning Priest in Armenian) He was born in Turkey in 1869 as Soghomon Kevork Soghomonian. His parents were very musically talented. His mother died when he was a year old, and 10 years later his father … Continue reading
On My Book – MUSA DAGH GIRL: Daughter of Armenian Genocide Survivors *A 12-Frame summary by the author, Virginia (Matosian) Apelian – of Musa dagh Girl
For those of you interested in detailed Armenian history of thousands of years including the Armenian Genocide, you may go to the “YouTube – My Armenia, a documentary by Rejas Films Productions in English”. Also, you may enjoy the beautiful … Continue reading
I am invited to attend the Holocaust and Genocide Institute’s 30th Annual "Learning Through Experience" seminar at Raritan Valley Community College, on May 25th. I will be speaking about my book, Musa Dagh Girl: Daughter of Armenian Genocide Survivors, at … Continue reading
I found the classic novel, “40 Days of Musa Dagh” adapted to the screen and on youtube in seven parts. It depicts the story of the Musa Dagh people I speak of in my book and shows the lanscapes of … Continue reading
This Sunday, May 8th and Mother’s Day, I will be interviewed by Professor Vartan Abdo about Musa Dagh Girl during Armenian Radio Hour New Jersey on Seton Hall’s Pirate Radio, 89.5 FM at 3:15 PM.