First magazine in Hamshen Armenian dialect to be published in Turkey

A group of Hamshen Armenians has decided to publish the first magazine in Turkey in the Hamshen Armenian dialect to propagate their language and culture and pass them to the coming generations.

The magazine will be named “Gor,” which means “voluntary work” in Hamshen Armenian dialect.  The group has urged all Hamshen Armenians to contribute to he publishing of the periodical, reports, quoting Turkish Dicle News Agency.

According to the source, the group comprised of researchers, writers, journalists, musicians and students, intends to publish the first issue of the magazine this September. The periodical will be published once in six months. Ninety percent of the materials will be in Hamshen Armenian, which is unprecedented in Turkey.

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