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Gezellige vaderdag

Op 21 juni vond AGBU’s vierde bingo-avond van 2015 plaats. Deze keer stond de bingo-avond in het teken van Vaderdag.  Gedichten en optreden voor alle aanwezige vaders Voorzitter van AGBU AYA, Araz Kazanjian, heeft de dag afgetrapt met een welkomstwoord waarin alle aanwezigen maar vooral de aanwezige vaders een mooie dag gewenst werd. Verder op

The rich history of the Armenian community in the Netherlands

On February 15th 2015 AGBU Holland hosted a lecture by mr. Khachik Balikjian. The Armenian community has since long had a place in the Netherlands, a history dating back to the 17th century. It was then that Armenian merchants came to the Netherlands to trade. They sold a variety of goods, including silk, cotton, diamonds

Invitation 88th General Assembly

AGBU cordially invites all members to participate in the 88th General Assembly and the meetings scheduled to take place in Yerevan during the first week of April. The General Assembly was postponed from last October to April of 2015 to give an opportunity to our membership to pay tribute to the martyrs of the Genocide in Armenia on the

Interview with Mr. Khachik Balikjian

AGBU Youth Holland members interviewed Mr. Khachik Balikjian to gain more information about him and his background. Watch the interview: More information regarding Mr. Khachik Balikjian lecture can be found here. Mr. Balikjian is born in Istanbul. His father is from Istanbul and his mother is from Malatia, Turkey. He finished his primary school at the

Bingo & Carnival Party February 15th

AGBU Holland’s next monthly gathering will take place on Sunday, February 15th, 2015 at 16:00. The gathering will take place after the lecture of Mr. Khachik Balikjian. The lecture starts at 13:00 and will be held at the hall of the Armenian Church in Almelo (Vriezenveenseweg 174). Win the Bingo jackpot prize of €310 Euro!

The annual Christmas Party with a surprising twist

On the 6th of January 2015, AGBU Holland  hosted a booming Christmas Party in Geesteren. This party offered the guests joyous music, delicious  Middle- Eastern and Armenian snacks, and a fully stocked open bar in an enjoyable social environment. Not everything went according to plan, nonetheless AGBU Holland and its guests had a pleasant evening.

Lecture: The history of the Armenian Church in Amsterdam

Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU Holland) Presents Mr. Khachik Balikjian from Amsterdam who will be giving a lecture on Sunday, February 15th, 2015. The reception starts at 1:00 pm. The lecture will start at 1:30 pm at the “Gulbenkian Hall” of  the Armenian Church in Almelo. Admission is free. Mr. Balikjian is born in Istanbul, he has

AGBU Holland organizes a party for Armenian children from Vardenis

On the 6th of January 20 Armenian Children from Vardenis arrived in Amsterdam. These underprivileged children came to the Netherlands to have an unforgettable 4 week holiday. This trip was an initiative by a Dutch organization called Pax Child Care. These children are between eight and twelve years old. They live in terrible conditions in

Bingo night sunday, oktober, 5th, 2014

The next AGBU Holland’s monthly activity gathering will take place on Sunday, Oktober 5th, 2014 at 16:30. In the hall of the Armenian Church in Almelo (Vriezenveensweg 174 te Almelo). Everyone is welcome the evening of BINGO with attractive snoble price, D.J. music and tasty (TASHREEB ZAND) and snacks. Admission is free.

Bingo evening on 01 march 2014

The next monthly atvivity gathering will take place on saturday, march 1st, 2014 at 18:00. In the hall of Armenian church in Almelo(vriezenveensweg 174). Everyone is welcome on the evening of Bingo with attractive snoble prize,D.J.music and tasty snacks.