The Armenian American community of greater Las Vegas region celebrated the inauguration of the Nor Serount (New Generation) Cultural Association Las Vegas region at a Dinner Gala on June 12, organized jointly by the Social Democrat Hunchakian Party’s Las Vegas “Hayk Bzhishkyan” branch and the Nor Serount (New Generation) Cultural Association of Las Vegas, at the Hall of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Las Vegas.
Among the dignitaries were, Honorary Council of the Republic of Armenia Andy Armenian, Social Democrat Hunchakian Party Central Committee Chairman Mr. Hagop Dikranian, Arch. Priest Rev. Fr. Nareg Matarian, political activist from the Republic of Armenia Mr. Sarkis Hatspanian, Chairman of the Social Democrat Hunchakian Party Executive Committee Western USA Region Mr. Gabriel Moloyan along with other members of the SDHP Western USA Region Executive Committee.
Rev. Fr. Nareg Matarian opened the Gala with a prayer and blessing, encouraging all to keep a relationship with their spiritual side through the Armenian Church and continue Armenian cultural and artistic traditions in the generations to come.
The Master of Ceremonies of the night, SDHP Executive Committee member Mr. Garry Sinanian, welcomed and thanked everyone for participating in inaugural event of the Nor Serount (New Generation) Cultural Association.
Honorary Council of the Republic of Armenia Andy Armenian spoke of the growing Armenian Community in Las Vegas, and congratulated the Nor Serount Cultural Association for its establishment in Las Vegas. SDHP Executive Committee Chair, Mr. Gabriel Moloyan echoed the previous speakers and congratulated a newly established organization.
Social Democrat Hunchakian Party’s Las Vegas “Hayk Bzhishkyan” branch Chairman Mr. George Hagopian reflected on the progression of the Armenian American community in the Las Vegas region and the need for Armenian American organizations that helped initiate the founding of the Nor Serount Cultural Association of Las Vegas.
Distinguished Armenian singer Karen Hagopian brought great joy to all attendees through his performances of Armenian national and patriotic songs.