Events

LA Food Festival opens ancient door to Assyrian culture

Tarzan, CA hosts Assyrians, non-Assyrians for music, food, cultural lessons June 2018 | By Atorina Samuel | Cover photo by Polos Shamsabadi Tarzana, CA – Arbella Rasho joined a number of Assyrian youth in Tarzana, California on Sunday, June 10 as she waved an Assyrian flag in front of hundreds…

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King Ashurnasirpal Gala raises money for Assyrians in Nineveh Plains

Mesopotamian art gallery is backdrop for exclusive fundraising dinner June 2018 | By Joe Snell | Photos Contributed Chicago – The Assyrian Aid Society of America (AAS-A) Chicago Chapter hosted the second annual King Ashurnasirpal Dinner Gala (KADG) on Sunday, May 27. The black tie event, held inside the Mesopotamian gallery…


California State Convention carries on Assyrian heritage

51st annual event marked by large presence of young Assyrians June 2018 | By Anthony Narsi | Photos by Gilbert De-Berowley CALIFORNIA – More than 3,500 people attended the 51st annual Assyrian State Convention of California. The weekend, which took place from May 26 through May 28 in Turlock and…


MARA – the unofficial archive of all things Assyrian

International collection preserves Assyrian customs, traditions May 2018 | Photos contributed | By Ramsen Shamon This story is part of a larger collection of articles covered during the first annual Assyrian National Policy Conference, held on Thursday, May 17 through Saturday, May 19th in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.  – At the…


Assyrian National Policy Conference kicks off at U.S. Capitol

May 2018 | Photos contributed | By Rebecca Pirayou This story is part of a larger collection of articles covered during the first annual Assyrian National Policy Conference, held on Thursday, May 17 through Saturday, May 19th in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.  – On Thursday May 17, attendees of the Assyrian…


Unity is alive at LA’s March for Justice

Coalition of Assyrians, Armenians, Greeks, and Jews celebrate resilience, demand recognition of genocide May 2018 | Photos contributed | By Rebecca Pirayou and Atorina Samuel Los Angeles, CA – Mary Isaac, President of the Assyrian Student Association of Los Angeles (ASALA), marched in front of the Los Angeles Turkish Consulate with…