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St. Hagop Armenian Church Super Bowl LVII Party

The St. Hagop Armenian Church men’s fellowship team is planning a Super Bowl Watch Party at St. Hagop on Feb. 12th, starting at 6PM. Wings, snacks and drinks will be provided. Admission is free, donations to St. Hagop are welcome.

Contact Ara Keshishian or Sason Demirjian if you are interested in attending.


Tampa Annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration to Feature Local Author Julia Dadekian

PINELLAS PARK, FL – On Sunday, April 24, 2022, the Armenian American community of Tampa/St. Petersburg will gather at St. Hagop Armenian Church, 7020 90th Ave, Pinellas Park, FL 33782, for Divine Liturgy (Badarak) at 10:00AM with a special Armenian Genocide Martyrs Service, and traditional flower laying procession to the St. Hagop Genocide Memorial.

Fellowship will follow in Shahnasarian Hall with an author discussion with Julia Dadekian on her book “The Quiet Genocide” and a short video of the Gevorkyan Dance Academy tribute to the Armenian Genocide.

St. Hagop Armenian Church to host Benefit Concert on Beethoven’s 250th Birthday

Haig Yaghoobian

PINELLAS PARK, FL – On Sunday, October 17th, St. Hagop Armenian Church will present a ‘Benefit Concert’ celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday, featuring accomplished recital pianist Haig Yaghoobian.

The program features several of Beethoven’s Kleinigkeitin (“little things”), his dynamic Sonata Pathetique (Op. 13, No. 8), and his Busslied (Song of Repentance), based on a sacred poem by Christian Gellert. Accompanying Yaghoobian will be a very special guest: sensational 8-year-old Leo Chen, who will play a Bagatelle, and Rondo.

The concert will start after Church service (Badarak) at 1:00pm in Shahnasarian Hall, St. Hagop Armenian Church, 7020 90th Ave, Pinellas Park, FL 33782 and will be followed by a champagne reception. Admission is $10 at the door.