Category Archives: Armenians in Burma

We’ve Got The Power

  We’ve Got the Power sung by the Pointer Sisters (Michael Brooks/Bob Esty) I know the rules for foolish games They only fill a heart with pain We need a rest, a change of pace Come take my heart to … Continue reading

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One Quarter Armenian. One Hundred Per Cent Feisty

“I am a quarter Armenian but it’s the best part of me.” I first said this in Singapore where I was welcomed by the Armenians in Asia as they continued their historic tour with His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme … Continue reading

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The Congregation

  In my last post I gave you a little bit of the history of the Armenian Church in Rangoon. After I visited and went home, I emailed the Yangon Heritage Trust to ask if the church could be put … Continue reading

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The Armenian Church in Rangoon

In one of my previous posts I talked about the trek of the great-aunts and the plaque erected in the church to honour them. One of the first things I researched after our trip to Burma was the history of the church, … Continue reading

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The Armenian Connection

  In my previous posts I have mentioned that my forbears were Armenian. How in the world did they end up in Burma? Most people have a hazy idea that there was an Armenian genocide during the First World War, … Continue reading

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