Events Categories: Community Recognition

  • 2017-aaa-of-sc-inaugural-gala

    2017 AAA of SC Inaugural Gala

    On October 14, 2017, the Assyrian American Association of Southern California held its inaugural Gala at the JW Marriott in Downtown Los Angeles. The event was a great success thanks to all our wonderful sponsors and guests. Special thanks to the legendary Ashur Betsargis for his live music that evening.

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  • volunteering-at-the-los-angeles-mission

    Volunteering at the Los Angeles Mission

    Members of the AAASC team joined our friends at Without Borders to help volunteer at the Los Angeles Mission on September 30, 2017 as part of the “Adopt-A-Meal” Program. Special thanks to the Without Borders Team – Cor-Bishop Fr Athanasis Toma, Dr. Samir Johna and Layla Johna — for organizing

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  • abboud-zeitoune-modern-assyrian-music

    Abboud Zeitoune Modern Assyrian Music

    Modern Assyrian Music Please join us for an interactive lecture and book signing with visiting musical historian Abboud Zeitoune on Assyrian music of the 20th century. The lecture will also feature audio and video recordings of Assyrian music that will spotlight how robust our musical history is. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 11,

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    PAINT NIGHT WITH PAUL BATOU

    The Assyrian Student Association is proud to host our very own Paint Night with Paul Batou as our instructor! Happening August 11, 7pm. The subject of the painting will be revealed soon, but you will have our talented painter guiding you step by step to create beautiful artwork that you get

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  • remember-the-fallen-empower-the-future

    Remember the Fallen. Empower the Future.

    On Monday August, AAASC in collaboration with Seyfo Center held its annual Assyrian Memorial Day Commemoration. This year’s theme was “Remember The Fallen. Empower The Future” – it will go down as one of the most significant events in the history of our community in Southern California. We are grateful

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  • cries-from-syria-screening

    “Cries From Syria” Screening

    AAASC will be screening the critically acclaimed documentary “Cries from Syria” This is the first time the Assyrian American Association of Southern California has organized a viewing of a film shown at the renowned Sundance Film Festival Evgeny Afineevsky, the Oscar-nominated director of the film, will be on hand for

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  • kha-bnisan-assyrian-new-years-eve-gala

    Kha b’Nisan Assyrian New Year’s Eve Gala

    On April 1, 2017, the Assyrian American Association of Southern California held its annual Kha b’Nisan Gala (Assyrian New Year) at Arbat Banquet Hall. Special thanks to California State Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian for attending, our Scout Troop 6732 for performing a wonderful dance medley routine, Munadhel Tomika and his band,

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    Assyrian New Year Proclamations

    Shlama to all of you. On behalf of the Assyrian American Association of Southern California, I would like to wish you and yours a very happy Kha B’Nisan (Assyrian New Year) 6767. May this upcoming year be a healthy, wonderful and prosperous one for all of you, our community in

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    Fashion Show

    On Sunday September 18, AAASC held its first ever Fashion Show. The Association hall was completely transformed to a beautiful fashion venue. 15 Assyrian Models showcased apparel designs by several designers including JET John Eshaya.   Guests were treated to a lovely champagne brunch preceding the fashion show. A very big

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  • rally-for-nineveh

    Rally for Nineveh

    August 7 (Assyrian Memorial Day) Honor. Remember. Empower. Every August 7, the Association holds a special event to honor those brave Assyrian souls who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. This year, the Association held an outdoor rally with musical performances by legendary artist Ogin Betsamo and special guest

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    BBQ Town Hall

    BBQ Town Hall – July 24 AAASC held a Summer BBQ at the Association parking lot along with our Second Town Hall Meeting of the year. We had the pleasure of hosting an open discussion to hear your thoughts and suggestions on how we’ve been doing so far. We’re here

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    Assyrian Women

    Celebration of Assyrian Women- SAVE THE DATE! On June 26 at 5:30 p.m. we will be honoring Assyrian women at the Association. Come join as Rabi Hannibal Gevargiz talks about his book “Famous Assyrian Women” with a signing at the end. There will also be a showcase of art by

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  • silence-after-the-storm

    Silence After the Storm

    Silence After the Storm Assyrian American Association of Southern California was pleased to sponsor the Los Angeles Premiere of Silence After The Storm, directed by Sargon Saadi. Thank You For Joining: Silence After the Storm Thank you all for attending the SOLD OUT premiere of Sargon Saadi’s Silence After the

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  • kalu-sulaqa-picnic

    Kalu Sulaqa Picnic

    Kalu Sulaqa Picnic – May 14, 2016 AAASC held its annual Kalu Sulaqa (Bride of the Ascension) Picnic at Woodley Park.   There was plenty of food, beverages, and music to go around, as well as and backgammon tournament. Special to thanks to California State Assembly Candidate Chris Chahinian for stopping

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