Friday marked the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian Genocide. Between 1915 and 1923, about 1.5 million Armenians were killed by Ottoman Turks. Those lives were remembered in Las Vegas and around the world Friday. At Sunset Park, a groundbreaking for a permanent memorial to the victims was held. Armenian Dance Academy of Las Vegas by Gohar Markarian was broud to be at the gourndbreaking ceremony of the Armenian Genocide memorial. All the dancers were amazing.
By a decree of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia HE Mr. Edward Nalbandian, on March 24th Ardoushan Andy Armenian was appointed as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Armenia in Las Vegas. Armenian Dance Academy of Las Vegas was honored to be at The Honorary Consul office "Ribbon Cutting" ceremony on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Same evening Armenian Dance Academy of Las Vegas performed at Tropicana Casino Trinidad Ballroom at the dinner on the occas