FOR FIRST TIME IN HISTORY OF CALCUTTA ARMENIAN PHILATHROPIC ACADEMY,
IRANIAN ARMENIAN CHILDREN TO HAVE THEIR SUMMER HOLIDAYS IN IRAN


CALCUTTA, MAY 12, NOYAN TAPAN - ARMENIANS TODAY. On May 11, by
blessing of Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians, for the first time
in the history of the Armenian Philantropic Academy of Calcutta, 24
Iranian Armenian children left for Iran after three years of studing
at the academy to have their summer holidays with the parents and
relatives. As Noyan Tapan was informed by the Calcutta Armenian
Philanthropic Academy, Ararat Yeghikian, the official representative
of the academy in Iran and former graduate arrived in Calcutta some
days ago to accompany children. He had meetings with the heads of the
academy, got acquaited with children's living conditions, their marks,
future plans, making him sure that the academy faces numerous
challenges. But A.Yeghikian also pointed out that the positive
movements noticed in the academy during the few recent months arise
hope that the historic educational institution is in good hands. After
a short pray in the ceremonial hall of the academy before seeing off
the children, Archimandrite Oshakan Gyulgyulian wished them good way,
expressing a hope that after having the holidays among family and
relatives, the children will return the academy cheerful, freshened
and with new positive fillings to continue their education in the 185
years old educational institution.