Founded in 1997, by the generous donation of the benefactors Sarkis, Avedis and Hagop Demirdjians and their families, AGBU Demirdjian Center is a state of the art building, that is attended by a large number of the local community.
As a part of continuing the mission of AGBU, preserving and promoting the Armenian identity and heritage, the AGBU Demirdjian Center Armenian Studies Saturday School is designed to give students who attend non-Armenian Schools, the opportunity to study their cultural heritage and language. Founded in 1997, it is the first of its kind in Lebanon. Since its establishment, the target has been to prepare students perpetuate the Armenian language, history, culture and traditions.
The curriculum includes various areas of study such as reading, written and oral language, grammar, vocabulary, spelling, geography and history.
Currently it has more than 75 students aged from 5 to 15.