1. Armenians in China
Armenians have held historical presence in China for many centuries. More recently the Armenian settlement of Harbin is also witness to Armenian presence in China from late19th century until the Chinese Cultural Revolution. To read more, follow the link.
2. China and the Chinese according to 5-13th Century Classical Armenian Sources
References to China and Chinese are found scattered throughout Armenian historical sources of the 5-13th centuries. The references, which are not numerous, are of two main types: those which provide geographical information about China, and those which mention China in connection with one of Armenia’s most famous lordly families, the Mamikonian house. To read more, follow the link.
3. Pictorial History of the Armenians in China, 1919-1945
Virginia Meltickian of Fresno, California, has donated an archive of photos and articles about the Armenian community in China. Her “Memory” Album encompasses the time period from the beginning of the century to the 1950s, when the Armenians had to leave China due to the change in political situation of the country. To read more, follow the link.
4. Sir Paul Catchik Chater 1846-1926
Sir Paul Catchik Chater was a prominent British businessman of Armenian descent in colonial Hong Kong. The Armenian Church in Kolkata organized a pilgrimage to Hong Kong in May 2005 during which various events took place to honor the memory of the Church’s benefactor, Sir Catchick Paul Chater. To watch the documentary film that was made by the Armenian detailing Sir Paul Chater’s life from cradle to grave, follow the link.
5. Andin: Armenian Journey Chronicles by Ruben Giney
China’s ties with the Western civilization has long been a subject for debate. To discover more about this fascinating topic, talented Armenian director, actor and traveler Ruben Giney launched an exciting expedition to the cities of the ancient Silk Road and far beyond. His documentary ‘Andin: Armenian Journey Chronicles’, which unveils archaeological findings as well as many little-known facts, is the fruit of his team’s scrupulous work. To watch the documentary TV services, follow the link.
6. “The Gathering Place” A book by Edward Sargoyan
Sergoyan’s book tell stories about the Armenian community in China and more specifically about the Armenian Social Club in Shanghai. The book can be ordered from Amazon.
7. Armenian Community in China
A comprehensive article was written by Mher Sahakyan, introducing the Armenia Community of China in our days. To read the article, follow the link.