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The year’s highlights
– Cairo and Alexandria Armenian teams participate in the 2nd Pan-Armenian games in Yerevan
– AGBU Aleppo basketball teams participate in AGBU’s 95th anniversary celebrations in Cairo.
– Gomidas quartet from Armenian performs on the occasion of AGBU’s 95th anniversary.
– Lectures by Shahen Khatcahderian, specially invited from Armenia, on Armenian painters.
– Completion of the Microfilms of the Arev, Chahakir and Housaper newspapers.
Friday 12 January – Monday 5 March
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Winter inter-clubs football tournament with the participation of 9 clubs: HMEM Nubar Cairo, Marie Morcos, Ard El Golf, Marie Guirguis, HOC, Sayedat El Salam, Al Azra Al Tahra, St.Therese, Patronage.
Saturday 20 January
AGBU Cairo: Lecture by Shahen Khatcahderian, specially invited from Armenia at AGBU Alexandria Headquarters about “Armenian painters of the 19th & 20th Century”
Sunday 21 January
AGBU Cairo: Lecture by Shahen Khatcahderian, specially invited from Armenia at the Belekdanian Hall about “Armenian painters of the 19th & 20th Century”
Wednesday 24 January
AGBU Cairo: Lecture by Shahen Khatcahderian, specially invited from Armenia at the Armenian Artistic Club about “Mardiros Sarian”
Sunday 28 January
AGBU Cairo: Lecture by Shahen Khatcahderian, at the Housaper club about “Hovhannes Ayvazovski”
Tueday 30 January
The launch of AGBU Cairo “Satenig Chaker” fund subsidized book “Sarian & Egypt” by Shahen Khatchaderian at the Armenian Artistic club.
Sunday 4 & Tuesday 6 March
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Second inter-members Basketball tournament: Mini Basket, U-16 boys, U-16 girls, U-18, 1st Team, Women’s team, Veterans
Saturday 14- Sunday 16 April
AGBU Cairo – HMEM Nubar Cairo: AGBU 95th Anniversary celebration:
Basketball tournament with the participation of AGBU Aleppo men’s and women’s teams and HMEM Nubar Cairo & Alexandria teams.
AGBU Aleppo / HMEM Nubar Cairo 37 – 34 (girls)
AGBU Aleppo / HMEM Nubar Cairo & Alex 82 – 78 (men)
Saturday 14 April
AGBU Cairo : AGBU 95th Anniversary celebration
Grand Banquet Dinner at the Meridien Heliopolis “Aramis” Hall with the participation of AGBU Aleppo basketball teams.
Sunday 22 April
AGBU Cairo, : AGBU’s 95th Anniversary celebration at the Belekdanian hall. On the program: Gomidas quartet of Armenia – Veteran members’ certificates distribution.
Tuesday 21 June
AGBU Cairo : Completion of the Microfilms of the Arev, Chahakir and Housaper Armenian newspapers and delivery of the copies to the three newspapers` headquarters.
Sunday 24 June
AGBU Alexandria: AGBU’s 95th Anniversary celebration at the Boghossian school.
On the program: Speech by Dr. Garabed Ansourian, vice-chairman of AGBU Alex – “Arakil” choir led by Prof. Herant Aghajanian.
Later at night: Dinner at “Club d’Alexandrie” with the participation of AGBU Cairo’s Zankezour’s selected dancers and the “Arakil” choir.
Sunday 7 July
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Opening of the summer season “Italian Buffet”
Friday 27 to Sunday 29 July
HMEM Nubar Alexandria, Basketball Tournament.
Cup offered by Mr. & Mrs. Berdj Terzian. Medals offered by Mr. & Mrs Vart Alexanian.
27 July: HMEM Gamk / HMEM Ararat 88 – 69,
HMEM Nubar Alex / St. Therese 73 – 38
28 July: HMEM Gamk / HMEM Nubar Cairo 69 – 66
29 July: HMEM Gamk / HMEM Nubar Alex 83 – 63
Winner: HMEM Gamk
30 July to 27 August
AGBU Cairo: Satenig Chaker Fund sponsored summer camp “Jampar” to Armenia
12 to 20 August
AGBU Cairo: Satenig Chaker Fund sponsored Scouts camp in Kessab Syria
18 to 28 August
The 2nd Pan-Armenian Games in Armenia (Cairo and Alex Armenian teams’ participation was partially sponsored by AGBU Cairo )
Results of the Cairo & Alexandria basketball men’s teams
Cairo / Toronto 72 – 86
Cairo / Yerevan 42 – 106
Alexandria / Buenos Aires 87 – 88
Alexandria / Los Angeles 64 – 115
Table Tennis results
Cairo / Teheran 0 –3
Cairo / Montevideo 3- 0
Cairo / Montreal 3-0
Cairo / Stepanakert 0 – 3
Sunday 9 September
AGBU Cairo & Alex meeting with Alexandria’s Armenian community in Boghossian school: Presentation of the Medicare program
Sunday 9 September
HMEM Nubar Alexandria Scouts movement: Commemoration of AGBU’s 95th Anniversary: “Kharouygahantes” under the auspices of Mrs. Adrine Mouradian.
Friday 12 to Sunday 14 September
Gamk Basketball tournament
Gamk / Ararat 66- 48
HMEM Nubar Alex / St. Therese 52-43
HMEM Nubar Cairo / HMEM Nubar Alex 66-50
HMEM Nubar Cairo / Gamk 75 -70
Winner: HMEM Nubar Cairo
Sunday 21 September
HMEM Nubar Cairo. General Assembly
Friday 5 – Sunday 7 October
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Basketball Tournament
Under the auspices of Mr. & Mrs. Noubar Simonian. Seniors cup offered by Mr. & Mrs. Berdj Touloumbadjian. Youth Team Cup offered by Mr. & Mrs. Berdj Avedissian, Girls’ cup offered by Mr. & Mrs. Jirayr Hagopian. Mini-basket cup offered by Mr. & Mrs. Kevork Erzingatsian.
Final: HMEM Nubar Cairo / Gamk 81 – 69
Wednesday 20 October
AGBU Cairo: General Assembly at the HMEM Nubar Cairo club
Sunday 11 November
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Opening of the winter season. Salad Bar & Open buffet
Saturday 3 – Sunday 4 November
St. Therese basketball tournament
3 November: HMEM Nubar Alex beats St. Therese, HMEM Nubar Cairo beats Gamk
HMEM Nubar Cairo beats HMEM Nubar Alex in the final (results unavaiable).
Thursday 20 – Friday 30 November
HMEM Nubar Cairo: 5th Inter-members’ snooker tournament
Wiiner: Hagop Kalishian
Thursday 23 November
AGBU Cairo: Certificate and prize distribution to Egyptian Armenian bright students at the HMEM Nubar Cairo club
Monday 26 November
AGBU Cairo delegation (formed of Messrs: Mardig Balaian, Dr. George Simonian and Garo Varjabedian) delivers a cheque of 50 000 LE (for the 6th year) to the Cairo and Ein Shams Universities’ needy students fund in the hands of its General Secretary, Dr. Galal Abdel Hamid Abdallah.
AGBU Alexandria; General Assembly
Saturday 1 December
AGBU Cairo and Alexandria: Prize & certificates` distribution to Egyptian Armenian bright students
Tuesday 4 – Friday 14 December
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Inter-clubs football tournament with the participation of 12 teams. Cup offered by Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Feroundjian.
Final: Azra Tahra / Anba Antonios 4-0. HMEM Nubar Cairo occupies 5th position
Sunday 23 December
AGBU Cairo & Alexandria. Lecture by Dr. Prof. Nicolai Hovhanessian
Friday 21 December
HMEM Nubar Cairo: Pastry Bazaar & “Gaghant Baba” Under the auspices of Mrs. Marline Avanian.