2015 – International Year of Light

2015 – International Year of Light

Ghana proposed and UNESCO proclaimed the year 2015 to “International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies.” It is “meant to remind of light’s significance as an elementary necessity of life for people, animals, and plants and thus also as a central component of...
The Cafesjian Centre for Arts in Armenien

The Cafesjian Centre for Arts in Armenien

Gerard Leon Cafesjian was born to Armenian immigrants in Brooklyn, New York in 1925. As a young man he served in the Marines in the Second World War and married Cleo Thomas, a nurse in 1947, whom he had met during the war. They had three children. As a successful...