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October 03, 2019

Aurora Humanitarian Initiative receives Special Blessing from His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican ahead of this month’s inaugural Aurora Forum

On October 2, a delegation from the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative received a special blessing from His Holiness Pope Francis during their visit to the Vatican. The visit was part of a wider trip from the group to Rome, during which a series of meetings…

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October 02, 2019

Commemorative Tree Planting Ceremony to Be Held in Tsitsernakaberd

Armenia Tree Project and Aurora Humanitarian Initiative join forces for a good cause.

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September 27, 2019

Gratitude in Action Takes Center Stage at the First of its Kind #AraratChallenge Fest

Aurora Prize Ceremony and Aurora Tribute and Fundraising Concert announced for the #AraratChallenge Fest, a part of the Aurora Forum

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September 26, 2019

“Komitas: The Pathways of a Genius” Exhibition in Tatev

As part of the Aurora Forum, visitors to Tatev Monastery have the opportunity to experience a unique exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Komitas Vardapet.

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September 23, 2019

Aurora Forum Goodwill Ambassador and Two-Time Grammy Winning Musician Dana Leong to Perform for the #AraratChallenge Fest in Yerevan, Armenia

World-renowned musician, humanitarian to headline the two-day festival filled with inspiring public talks, lectures, master classes and charity initiatives to facilitate humanitarian action.

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September 17, 2019

Vladimir Avetissyan and the D’Black Blues Orchestra will perform in Armenia during the first Aurora Forum

On October 17, 2019, the international blues group the D’Black Blues Orchestra will hold a large open-air concert in the city of Gyumri, on Vardanants Square.

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September 16, 2019

2019 Young Aurora: The Three Finalists

All three teams will present their projects during the inaugural Aurora Forum in Armenia on October 18.

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September 06, 2019

#AraratChallenge Global Campaign Inspires Thousands to Give Back

Aurora celebrates the participants of the #AraratChallenge who strive to change the world

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September 04, 2019

Maison Shalom, Home to Burundian and East African Children Orphaned by War, Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Co-Founder Ruben Vardanyan and Chair Tom Catena to join Maison Shalom Founder and 2016 Aurora Prize Laureate Marguerite Barankitse in Kigali, Rwanda

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September 02, 2019

Aurora Prize Laureate Tom Catena to Speak at the 2019 World Health Summit

Globally recognized humanitarian, physician and Chair of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative will reflect on his experience treating patients in remote, war-torn areas of Sudan and offer insights on the impact of healthcare

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