Contact Us

E-mail:

orran@orran.am

Orran
Yerevan:

6 First Yekmalyan street,
375002 Yerevan, Armenia

Phone:

+374 10 53 51 67

Fax:

+374 10 53 86 72

 

Orran
Vanadzor:

4/1 Tigran Metz Avenue,
2001 Vanadzor, Armenia

Phone:

+374 32 24 55 98

Annual Events

Orran's Annual Fund Raising Gala's at the Marriott Hotel Yerevan have been held in the 3rd or 4th Quarter of each year since 2005. Full details can be found in Orran's December Newsletter for the corresponding year. The same applies to Orran USA fund raising event held in the 4th Quarter of 2012, 2013 and 2014.

100 years ago we could not save the Armenian children. Today we can.

Orran USA held its 3rd annual Los Angeles gala fundraising dinner on Friday, Oct. 10th at the St. Gregory Armenian Catholic Church in Glendale, raising $116,000. For further details please see our December 2014 newsletter 

Herair Garboushian of the Garboushian Gallery in Beverly Hills will be our Dinner Chair. Our special guest and honorary speaker is Raffi Krikorian (formerly of Twitter). Serj Tankian offered a painting that he created in the live auction.


Other Events

 

The First Play of A Theater Group

Vanadzor Orran has a theater group. The children had their first performance for Santa Clause and guests on December 26. The play was about a child on a wheelchair named Ara who was shunned by his classmates at school. Subsequently one of the boys who was making fun of him got into an accident. Ara took out his special savings to provide financial assistance to the family so that they could pay the medical bills.

 


 

Tablets For The Children

ONEArmenia had special gifts for the kids this Christmas. Throughout the year, they had a campaign asking donors to sponsor the cost of one tablet. They were successful in securing a tablet for each of the children of Yerevan Orran. The children will use the tablets for educational purposes.

 


 

Soccer Tournament Fundraiser at the Ararat Valley Country Club

On June 14th and 21st Orran hosted a soccer tournament at the Ararat Valley Country Club. Eight teams participated in the games-- Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, Electric Network of Armenia (ENA), Finca Universal Credit Organization, HSBC Bank Armenia, Rosgosstrakh-Armenia Insurance Company, Grant Thornton Amyot, MediaMax,  and Zeppelin Armenia. Soft drinks were provided by Coca-Cola and snacks from Tashir Pizza, Bacon and Ashtarak Kat companies. Read more >>>

 

Celebrating International Day of Children’s Rights Defense 

Summer kicked off with a busy month of June at Orran. The first event took place on June 11th in the center’s backyard dedicated to The International Day of Children’s Rights Defense.  The 100 children of Yerevan Orran shared their holiday with friends, guests, renowned singers and actresses.

With hamburgers fresh off the grill compliments of the Armenian Marriott Hotel and soft drinks from Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, the children celebrated their favorite holiday of the year. Of course, the Orran elderly choir was the first to perform and entertain the children. Bumbumik the clown paid a visit to the children, as well. The celebration continued with cake and Tamara ice cream.

HSBC Bank Armenia visits Orran

The HSBC Armenia employees and the CEO of the bank Thies Clemenz paid a surprise visit to Orran. They gifted toys which they had collected from their staff to the children.

 

 

Liva pop-jazz vocal ensemble at Orran: June 27, 2015

The Liva pop-jazz vocal ensemble of the Tsiatsan Children’s Development Center visited Orran and performed  a short concert. After the performance the Orran children impressed the professionals with their own vocal talent.


 

Ken Davidian at Orran

On July 16, 2014, the children and elderly were delighted to have Ken Davidian visit them at Orran. The elderly prepared a great concert for him after which he enjoyed eating borsch, a meal he had requested, with the children.

 


 

International Children's day

On June 1, 2014 Orran celebrated International Children's day. On this beautiful occasion, some 50 guests, including celebrities and journalists enjoyed the children's performance and a tasty BBQ feast prepared and donated by Marriott Armenia.

 


 

Open-lesson in the Lover's Park

On May 30, 2014, 7 children from the Junior group participated in a pilot mobile open-lesson in the Lover's Park. The children were content to use the tablets to practice the new digitized version of their Armenian textbook.

 


 

Baptism of Vanadzor Orran Children

On May 16, 2014 Vanadzor Orran center organized the baptism of 70 children with around 25 Godfathers who are representatives of local government, prominent community members, the judge, business people, and the center got donations from local governor, mayor, head of tax inspection, etc.

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Emanuela Tesch Benevolent Concert in Vanadzor

On May 08, 2014 Emanuela Tesch- Italian soprano virtuoso gave a benevolent concert in Vanadzor with the money raised being donated to Vanadzor Orran Center.

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CHILD

Its mission is to promote access to and mainstream inclusive services and settings for children and families from different ethnic backgrounds suffering from post-conflict trauma, poverty, disability, and/or difficult family situations. CHILD, a project funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and the Open Society Institute (OSI) in cooperation with InterkulturelesZentrum (IZ) started this year with the following results in mind.

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June 1, 2013 - Armenia Marriott hotel hosted a barbecue at Orran to celebrate international children's day.

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From June 2 to 8, 2013, 5 children of Orran Vanadzor, Orran Vanadzor executive director Mariam Manucharyan and Orran Yerevan teacher Armine Avedisyan shared seven days of activities at Ureki, Georgia.

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June, 2013 - Sister Arousiag Sapondjian once again welcomed 20 Orran at the beautiful Tiramayr Hayastan camp situated at the foot of the Dzaghkatzor mountains.

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   Once again,  the children of Orran were asked to prepare  the Universal Rights Award handed out by the U.S. Embassy...

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June 9, 2013 - Orran children participated in the Bussiness Run, an event organized by Austrian Airlines.

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Three companies,HSBC Bank, Aray and Coca Cola Hellenic Bottling Company competed with each other in friendly game of bowling.

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He has been called a "True Cultural Genius"

The Armenian ethnic comedy visionary Ashot Ghazaryan, who has found a wide audience since the early 1980s, never ends a show without a standing ovation from the entire audience.  

He has remained true to his commitment to assist the vulnerable children of Orran. Every year, at least twice, Mr. Ghazaryan, visits Orran to have a performance

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New Year Party in Orran, 2007

New Year Party 2007

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Children’s Day, June 1, 2006

Orran, Cafesjian and Junior Achievement Up To Celebrate Children’s Day, june 1, 2006

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A Special Day For People Who Have Reached Its Golden Years – October 1

A Special Day For Elderly

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Remembering Good Times

It is Pleasant to Remember Good Times Together

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