A commemoration ceremony for Flora Martirosyan was organized at the St. Ghevond Mother Temple of Los Angeles. Hundreds of American Armenians gathered at the Temple to bid last farewell to the beloved singer.
Also in attendance were her colleagues, friends, fans, who had come to extend their condolences to Flora Martirosyan’s spouse and children.
US Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern also participated in the ceremony. “My wife and I are in Los Angeles today, and we were honored and moved to be part of the ceremony for Flora Martirosyan, which is so important to the Armenian people,” the Ambassador said.
On behalf of the American Embassy and the American people John Heffern offered condolences to her family and to the Armenian people for their loss.
Flora Martirosyan’s body will be brought to Armenia on December 10. The funeral will take place at Aram Khachatryan concert hall on December 11. On the same day she will be laid to rest in Yerevan’s Pantheon.