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Orlando, Tampa Area 106th Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day Events

Soorp Haroutiun Armenian Church (Orlando, FL)

St. Hagop Armenian Church (Pinellas Park, FL)

St. Hagop Armenian Church to Hold Armenian Genocide Martyrs Service on Sunday

PINELLAS PARK, FL – This Sunday, April 25th, St. Hagop Armenian Church of Pinellas Park, FL will conclude Badarak with a special Armenian Genocide Martyrs Service, and traditional flower laying procession to the St. Hagop Armenian Genocide memorial.

Fellowship will follow in the Church hall with Haig Yaghoobian providing music of remembrance. To honor our martyrs, St. Hagop will reprint the bulletin insert of tribute. Click here to see if your tribute is included. If your text is not included in this document, you may submit a short tribute to your loved ones effected by the Genocide to this email with your text by April 23rd at 9:00AM.

Armenian American Comedian Mark “Jiggy” Jigarjian Coming to Orlando, Tampa, and Miami

Florida Armenians is pleased to announce that New York-based Armenian American comedian Mark “Jiggy” Jigarjian will be performing live in Orlando, Miami, and Tampa this April. Below is a list of his upcoming performances:

  • Orlando – Bonkerz Margaritaville Resort (Tickets on sale here for $10.)
    Friday, April 9, 2021
    8:30 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Orlando – Bonkerz Margaritaville Resort (Tickets on sale here for $10.)
    Saturday, April 10, 2021
    8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Tampa – Sidesplitters (Tickets are on sale here for $15.)
    Sunday, April 11, 2021
    5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Miami – Tapas on the Terrace (Tickets are on sale here for $50. Includes wine+tapas)
    Monday, April 12, 2021
    6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Mark “Jiggy” Jigarjian was born and raised outside of Boston, MA and has been performing stand up comedy since 2008. He is best known for his work with TruTV’s Impractical Jokers, touring with them as an opening act for over 7 years. In this role he played some of the world’s most prestigious stages, including sold out shows at Madison Square Garden for the New York Comedy Festival.

Mark has also been featured on TruTV’s After Party, Jokers Wild and in Impractical Jokers: The Movie. He is currently developing a comedy/cooking television show in development and he is a proud member of the iconic Friars Club.

“I’m really look forward to connecting to the Armenian community in Florida and having a laugh on April 11th at Side Splitters Tampa,” Jigarjian told

For more info about Mark “Jiggy” Jigarjian visit and you can follow him on Twitter & Instagram @JiggyComedy.

Armenian Church of Florida 2021 Holy Week Schedules

St. David Armenian Church (Boca Raton, FL)

Sunday, April 4, 2021
Easter Sunday
Ժամերգութիւն- Morning Service – 9:30 AMՍ.

Պատարագ- Holy Badarak – Divine Liturgy – 10:30 AM

St. Hagop Armenian Church (Pinellas Park, FL)

Soorp Haroutiun Armenian Church (Orlando, FL)

Easter Divine Liturgy Live Broadcast

Please join us on Easter Sunday, April 4, at 10:00 a.m., for a live broadcast of the Divine Liturgy from St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral in New York.

Bishop Daniel will celebrate the badarak on the Feast of the Glorious Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

The live broadcast of the service will be available online, beginning at 10 a.m. (EDT), on the Eastern Diocese’s Facebook and YouTube platforms. The broadcast will be archived for later viewing.

St. Vartan Cathedral will be open for public worship on Easter Sunday and throughout Holy Week, in strict observance of all city health and safety regulations. Easter will also be observed at local parishes across the Eastern Diocese; check with your parish for information on local observances.