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The year’s Highlights

– AGBU Cairo in co-operation with Cairo Opera House stage: “On the Couch with Nora Armani”, a performance by Nora Armani at the Gomhouria Theatre
– AGBU Cairo’s newly formed Dziadzan children’s choir makes its debuts.
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6 January
First appearance of AGBU Cairo’s newly formed Dziadzan children’s choir in the “Paradon” organized by the Artistic club at the Belekdanian Hall.

24 – 25 January
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Two day camping organised for the youngsters organized by the club’s youth committee.

Friday 28 January – Sunday 5 February
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Football tournament. Seniors, U-16 & girls with the participation of St. Therese, El Dar, Mary Guirguis, Mary Morcos, St. George, Patronage, Anba Antonios, Anglican, Syrian Helio, H.O.C, El Golf, Syrien DaherEl Salam & El Malak teams

Sunday 3 April
AGBU Cairo in co-operation with Cairo Opera House present: “On the Couch with Nora Armani”, a performance by Nora Armani at the Goumhouria Theatre.

Wednesday 13 April
AGBU Cairo General Assembly & election of new board:
Chairman: Onnig Belekdanian, vice-chairman: Berdj Terzian, secretary: Mardig Balayan, treasurer: Misak Tchechenian, members: Chris Michaelian, George Simonian, Norair Doevletian, Gary Kehyaian, Berdj Ketchedjian. Co-opted members: Mrs. Taline Erzingatsian, Mrs. Garine Doevletian-Tsigalas, Onnig Garibian, Dr. Viken Djizmedjian, Miss Sona Markarian,

Sunday 15 May
First concert of AGBU Cairo’s Dziadzan children’s choir on the occasion of the Ascension (Hampartsoum) celebration at the Belekdanian hall. Maestro Mihran Ghazelian & Kohar Ghazelian, piano: Mrs. Nanor Apikian. Members of the choir: Arek Apkarian, Aspe and Mane Djizmedjian, Catherine Iradian, Lorig Dertadian, Lousadzin Ghazelian, Julia Avanian, Marianne Apikian, Raffi Soultanian, Roxanne Kehyaian, Silva and Patil Batani, Vartan Terzibashian, Rubina and Roupen Saad, Chris Koloyan.

Sunday 29 May
HMEM Nubar Alexandria: Excursion to Cairo for men’s & women’s friendly basketball matches.
Friday 10 June
AGBU Cairo children’s choir Dziadzan visit the Aydzemning home for the elderly and sing their latest songs.

Friday 24 June
HMEM Nubar Alexandria opening of the summer season – Friendly basketball match between HMEM Nubar Cairo & HMEM Nubar Alexandria – Backgammon tournament on the cup offered by Mr & Mrs Vahan Gordian.

Sunday 24 June
AGBU Cairo: Excursion to the Media Production city and Dreamland for the members of Dziadzan children’s choir

Saturday 2 July
HMEM Nubar Cairo opening of the summer season – Open buffet and light music

Friday 15 – Sunday 17 July
HMEM Nubar Basketball tournament on the late Dr. Arto Artinian Cup under the auspices of Rev. Ashod Menatsaganian and the presidency of Mr & Mrs Antranig Mesrobian. Cup is offered by Mrs. Ani Artinian, medals by Mr. & Mrs. Vart Alexanian.
Friday 15: HMEM Nubar Alex / St. Therese, Ararat / Gamk
Saturday 16: HMEM Nubar Cairo / Ararat
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Sunday 4 September
HMEM Nubar Alexandria: celebration of the guides’ movement 55th anniversary, under the auspices of Mr & Mrs Kevork and Lucy Piliguian.

Friday 7 to Sunday 9 October
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Inter-clubs basketball tournament on the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of the 6 October war under the auspices of Rev. Ashod Menatsaguian and the presidency of Mr & Mrs Antranig Mesrobian. Cups offered by Mr & Mrs Nubar Simonian, Ladies cup offered by Mrs Lucy Avedissian.
HMEM Nubar Cairo defeats Gamk 61/41.

Friday 14 October
Launch of Dr. Souren Bayramian’s book in the Armenian Patriarchate: The Armenian press in Egypt, published by AGBU Cairo

10 November
AGBU Cairo: Brilliant students prize distribution at HMEM Nubar Cairo club

Friday 2 December
AGBU Cairo: Reception and awards of Satenig Chaker fund for the brilliant Armenian graduates of 2004-2005 of Alexandria at the Zambakian auditorium.

Thursday 22 December
AGBU Cairo: Santa Claus visits the Dziadzan children’s choir during their rehearsal

Friday 23 December
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Bazaar and Santa Claus under the auspices of Mrs Rita Avedissian

Friday 23 December
HMEM Nubar Alexandria: scouts & guides movement: celebration of Christmas with Santa Claus.