GLENDALE — “Our Light, Our Hope” is the theme of a special musical program that the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of the Armenian Evangelical Union of North America (AEUNA) and the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) will present on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. at the majestic Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena, California. The concert will be presented by the artistic and performing forces of the Lark Organization under the direction of Vatsche Barsoumian.
The program will combine elements of visual and aural presentations, and will be offered in three parts: Part I will reflect the Armenian people’s traditions and heroism entitled “Forefathers”, is a short display of the cultural achievements of our ancestors. The Armenian nation is one of the most ancient civilizations and boasts significant periods of spiritual, artistic, military, economic, and intellectual achievements.
Part II “Calamity,” with reflections on this suffering, to commemorate our collective loss in terms of relatives, civilization, and land. We pay tribute to our martyrs who perished for their ethnicity and Christian faith.
Part III “Homeland,” expresses our hope for the next chapter in our history. Through our artistic voice we shall also recommit ourselves to the Lord and our Culture.
On this solemn occasion and huge undertaking, the Centennial Committee is highly optimistic of the unwavering support that it will receive from the community, friends and the public at large.Donations can be made and mail to: Please make and mail your check to: AEUNA (memo: Centennial Concert), 411 East Acacia Ave., #200, Glendale, CA 91205-2821. Tickets can be purchased at: LARK, 543 Arden Ave., Glendale, CA 91203, (818) 500-9997; http://www.itsmyseat.com/Light , (818) 538-4911.