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Assyrian delegation meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs Oct 2016

Assyrian Universal Alliance meeting in Canberra Sydney – 21 October 2016 On Thursday, 20 October 2016, a delegation led by Mr. Hermiz Shahen, Deputy Secretary General of the Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA), Mr David M. David , President of the Assyrian Australian National Federation, Mrs.Suzy David , AUA senior advisor and former Deputy Secretary General, together with Mrs. Karen Bos , from Christian Faith & Freedom held a meeting in parliament house in Canberra with the Minister for Foreign Affairs the Hon Julie Bishop MP. The delegation expressed the ...

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AUA Secretary General, Hon. Yonathan Betkolia, MP Assyrian Martyrs’ Day message


AUA Secretary General, Hon. Yonathan Betkolia, MP Assyria Day message


Assyrian Legacy

 From Ancient Civilization to Today’s Culture Revival Friday, June 10, 2016 8:30am - 3:30pm Room LJ-119 First Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building 10 First St. SE Washington, DC 20540 Book Display in Room LJ-113 Welcoming Remarks Robert Newlen, Chief of Staff of the Library of Congress. Session I: The Assyrian Legacy in the Cradle of Civilization Moderator: Dr Mary-Jane Deeb, Chief of the African and Middle Eastern Division - Library of Congress Amir Harrak, (University of Toronto) The Neo-Assyrian Winged Bulls and their Origins Christopher Woods, ...

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AUA VIP Gala Dinner


AUA Secretary General, Hon. Yonathan Betkolia, Message on the 48th Anniversary of the founding of the Assyrian Universal Alliance


AUA Secretary General, Hon. Yonathan Betkolia, Message on the 1 Year Remembrance of His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV


Celebrating the Assyrian New Year Festival 6766 in Sydney

Sydney – 6 April, 2016 The Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA) together with the Assyrian Australian National Federation (AANF) hosted one of the most successful Assyrian New Year Festivals in the last decade. Thousands of people were in attendance at Fairfield showground to celebrate the Assyrian culture. The Festival started at 10:00 am and the music and dancing continued till the 10:00 pm close. The formal proceedings began with the official opening of the Dr. Donny George Exhibit at 1:30 pm. The Dr. Donny George Exhibit was established to highlight Assyrian ...

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AUA Secretary General, Hon. Yonathan Betkolia, Assyrian New Year Message

In the name of God, the creator of all creations Date: 12/26/6765 No: 437 Blessed Metropolitans, Devout Bishops, Noble Priests, Honored Deacons, Beloved Assyrian Organizations, and Faithful Assyrians: Happy Nissan 6766 With my warmest greetings and respect: Nature awoke from its deep winter sleep and with it the blossom of the lilies gave news of renewal and preservation.  Nature with its beautiful spring blooms gave us the beautiful smell of renewed life.  Although nature doesn't have the awareness of humans nor a philosophical mind, it knows that with the arrival ...

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AUA Secretary General, Hon. Yonathan Betkolia, Easter Message

Hon. Yonathan Betkolia released the following statement for Easter to Assyrians worldwide

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