In case you wish to share your memories of HMEM Nubar clubs or AGBU Egypt, please send us your picture(s) with a brief info about the content. Your contribution will develop and enrich our photo album.
The year’s highlights
– Inauguration of the AGBU Egypt and HMEM Nubar website.
– United Egyptian Armenian basketball team represnts Egypt in the 4th Pan-Armenian Games in Yerevan and occupies 7th position and wins Fair-Play trophy.
– HMEM Nubar Cairo basketball team wins all the Egyptian Pan-Armenian tournaments in which it participates and wins the 2007 championship title.
– AGBU Cairo Dziadzan choir performs The Lazy Cat Operetta.
AGBU Alexandria centennial celebration event: Projection of the documentaries “Armenians of Lebanon,” and “Destination Armenia”.
Prize distribution for Alexandria’s Armenian bright students sponsored by the Satenig Chaker Fund of AGBU Cairo.
AGBU Cairo children’s choir “Dziadzan” visit the Aydzemnig elderlies’ home in Heliopolis and entertain the residents by singing some of their joyful songs.
AGBU Alexandria centennial event in the Melkonian Hall of Boghosian School. Screening of a documentary film about the Armenian Genocide “Restitution,” by French filmmaker Laurence Jourdan.
General Assembly & elections of AGBU Cairo
The new AGBU Cairo board: Dr. Viken Djizmedjian, Chairman. Onnig Belekdanian, Vice- Chairman. Mardiros Balayan, General Secretary. Missak Chetchenian, Treasurer.
Members: Norayr Deuvletian, Gary Kehyayan, Berge Ketchedjian, Kristapor Michayelian, Dr. George Simonian,
Auxilliary members: Hagop Karagozian, Rubina Aslanian, Koko Avanian, Onnig Garibian, Sona Markarian, Taline Touloumbadjian,
Honorary chairman: Berdj Terzian
HMEM Nubar Cairo celebrates the Sham El Nessim feast out in the club’s beautiful gardens.
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Armenian folkloric dance performed by young Armenian dancers from Aleppo.
The performers who are members of a private Armenian dance group in Aleppo were visiting the country on the occasion of the Syrian festival held in Cairo from 3 to 13 May.
AGBU Cairo contributes with 25 000 Egyptian pounds to cover part of the traveling and accommodation expenses of the Egyptian Armenian players’ delegation at the Pan-Armenian Games to be held in Yerevan from 16 to 26 August 2007.
A New children’s corner in HMEM Nubar Alex club is inaugurated
The website of AGBU Egypt is launched at the HMEM Nubar Cairo club with the presence of many members and supporters of AGBU Egypt and HMEM Nubar clubs. The site and its different sections was presented by AGBU Cairo chairman Dr. Viken Djizmedjian
HMEM NUbar Alexandria: Opening of the summer season. Salad bar, Lahmajoun and Armenian music
The united Egyptian Armenian basketball team plays a friendly match against the Alexandria Sporting Club`s U-20 team, drawing 109-109.
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Traditional opening of the summer season featuring Romanian singer Nicole along with Egyptian singer Ramy. Salad bar, Open buffet and music.
HMEM Nubar Alexandria basketball tournament under the auspices of Arch. Ashod Menatsaganian and Mr.& Mrs. Antranig Mesrobian. The cup is offered by Dr. & Mrs. Garo Ansourian, in honour of well known sportsman Prof. Sdepan Khanjian and his son Berge Khanjian. Medals offered by Mr. & Mrs. Vart Alexanian
21 July: HMEM Nubar Alex / St. Therese 56-46, HMEM Ararat / HMEM Gamk 73-51
22 July: HMEM Nubar / HMEM Ararat 71-69
23 July. Final: HMEM Nubar Cairo / HMEM Nubar Alex 55-45
HMEM Gamk basketball tournament held under the auspices of Arch Ashot Menatsaganian &Mr.& Mrs. Levon Kaghtatsian. The cup is offered by Mr. & Mrs. Varoujan Kazandjian and the medals are by Mr. & Mrs. Vart Alexanian.
10 August: HMEM Gamk /St. Therese 55-27, HMEM Nubar Cairo / HMEM Nubar Alex 44-21
11 August: HMEM Nubar / Ararat 69-65.
12 August: Final: HMEM Nubar Cairo / HMEM Gamk 90-63.
The fourth Pan-Armenian Games are held in Yerevan. Egypt participates with a united team representing HMEM Nubar Cairo & Alex, HMEM Ararat and HMEM Gamk.
19 August : Geneva / Egypt 86-72
20 August: Egypt / Yerevan 18-18 (Yerevan disqualified)
22 August: Egypt / Kiev 131-52
26 August: Egypt / Frezno 74-62 Egypt occupies 7th position and wins Fair-Play trophy
HMEM Nubar Cairo youth committee organizes a party in the Armenian Artistic club (Kegharvestasiradz) for youngsters aged 13 and above.
HMEM Nubar Cairo: A “Sohour” is organized by the youth committee of the HMEM Nubar Cairo
6 -7 October
HMME Nubar Cairo basketball tournament under the auspices of His Eminence Bishop Ashod Menatsaganian, Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Egypt and Mr. & Mrs. Antranig Mesrobian. The senior’s cup is offered by Mr. & Mrs. Onno Belekdanian.
6 October: HMEM Nubar Cairo / St. Therese 102- 42, HMEM Gamk / HMEM Nubar Alex 81-48.
7 October: Final: HMEM Nubar Cairo / Gamk 83-69
HMEM Ararat tournament. Women’s team: HMEM Nubar Alex / Ararat 45-40. HMEM Alex Men’s team / HMEM Gamk of Alex 48-76.
HMEM Nubar Cairo: opening of the winter season
HMEM Nubar Cairo: A Votchkharaseghan at the HMEM Nubar Cairo club to honor the basketball players of the club who won the 2007 Egyptian Pan-Armenian championship season.
St. Therese basketball tournament.
9 September: St. Therese/ HMEM Nubar Alex 66-58, HMEM Nubar Cairo / HMEM Gamk 89-65.
10 September: HMEM Nubar Cairo / HMEM Ararat 62-55
11 September: Final: HMEM Nubar Cairo / St. Therese 82-42
AGBU Cairo Children’s choir Dziadzan performs Hrant Keshishian’s “The Lazy Cat” operetta at the Belekdanian hall in Heliopolis. Maestro Mihran Ghazelian conducts the choir while Hrant Keshishian in addition to having composed the operetta, stages also the lively performance.
AGBU Cairo board offers a reception on at the HMEM Nubar Cairo club for the Union’s Deghegadou quarterly newsletter’s & website’s collaborators. The gathering comes in recognition of their continuous contribution for the success of AGBU Cairo’s abovementioned two important media channels.
AGBU Cairo’s Dziadzan children’s choir members receive “Gaghant Baba” during their Thuursday rehearsal
On the occasion of the inauguration of the Armenian studies’ center at the Faculty of Arts of Cairo University, AGBU Cairo contributes with a sum of 30 000 Egyptian pounds in the expenses of the center.
Armenian Day in Cairo’s Children’s Cancer Hospital. AGBU Cairo’s children’s choir Dziadzan, and Housaper’s Dzaghgastan choir, as well as the Sardarabad and Zankezour Armenian dance troupes’ perform at the Cairo Children’s Cancer Hospital in the “Armenian Day” cultural initiative held under the auspices of the Embassy of Armenia in Egypt.
HMEM Nubar Cairo holds its annual Christmas bazaar in the club’s gardens. Armenian food and Christmas carols sung by the clubs children led by Arpy Djanigian and Nairy Simonian.
HMEM Nubar Cairo celebrates the new year at Goganian club