Armenia prepares to celebrate 20th anniversary of Independence: "Armenia is all of us and its future depends on" says senior Presidential aide.

Celebrations dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Armenia’s independence will be marked by solemn events on September 21: including the opening of the new Matenadaran building and the start of operation of the new terminal in Yerevan's  “Zvartnots” airport.

Vigen Sargsyan, the Deputy Chief of the Armenian President’s Office, Chief Coordinator of the events devoted to the 20th anniversary of Armenia’s independence, said this today, Mediamax reports.

He noted that the events will continue in all the country’s marzes as well as abroad during the whole autumn. Vigen Sargsyan said that AMD 214mln is allocated from the state budget to the holding of the events. Besides, there are partners represented by several companies.

On September 21, a military parade is going to be held at the Republic Square, and a divine service will be carried out in the church of St. Grigor Lusavorich. A classical music concert will be held in the evening and “I swear, Motherland” monumental work by Robert Amirkhanyan will finish it. A light and sound performance and festive salute are also due to be organized.

“It’s very important for us to organize comprehensive events and address them to the various society layers. Armenia is all of us and its future depends on us”, said Vigen Sargsyan.

 

 

Photo: Vigen Sargsyan, Deputy Head of the Armenian Presidential Administration (courtesy of Mediamax)

source: Mediamax/commonspace

 

 

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