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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.

St. Hagop Armenian Church 14th Anniversary Consecration Celebration

The 14th Anniversary of St. Hagop Armenian Church’s consecration will be held on October 8, 2021 from 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm at The Tides Beach Club. Watch the sunset, sip wines and taste food with ‘Sola Bistro’s’ Tigran Khachaturyan.

The Tides Beach Club is located at 16650 Gulf Blvd, North Redington Beach, FL.

Dress is resort attire, entrance is free, donations are welcomed. Valet parking will be available. Join us to celebrate another awesome year at St. Hagop Armenian Church!

Please RSVP to Jean by Sept. 29, 2021 at or to Chrisanne at 727-545-0380.