Thursday, November 5, 2015


Nune Avetisyan, a Salmastsi descendant, and the daughter of the famous Armenian singer/songwriter Vagharshak Sahakian (a pure Salmastsi) held a poetry recital on November 5. 

Sunday, November 1, 2015 


The Armenian Engineers and Scientists of America honored  Mr. Sarkis Barkhoudarian, the Chairman of Salmast Heritage Committee during it's 32 anniversary. 



Saturday, November 14, 2015


In collaboration with UCLA, SalmastHeritage Committeehad a very successful and informative conference on on Saturday, November 14, 2015 on Salmast and Armeno-Persian Relations. Featured speakers included professor Dr. Marco Brambilla from Italy; UC Irvine Professor, Touraj Daryaee; Ms. Kristine Martiroysan-Olshansky, as wells as linguist and Salmast dialect specials, Professor Bert Vaux from University of Cambridge. 

Past Events

Gharibetoun poem as presented in the conference

Mr. Sarkis Barkhoudarian, a Salmast born Los Angeles based engineer was awarded by Armenian  Engineers and  Scientists of Armenia for his services and dedication to AESA for the past 22 years.

Please click the link below for the news release. 

November 2015

Please visit the following links for coverage on the events.