World-renowned soprano Montserrat Caballе visited the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, accompanied by Armenian Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosyan.
His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed Montserrat Caballе’s visit to the religious center of all Armenians.
Speaking about her impressions from Armenia, Caballe said her visit was a pilgrimage and described Armenia as “the open heart of Christian belief.”
During the meeting reference was made to the history of the Armenian Church, the role of the church in the life of the Armenian people, the Armenian religious music, the importance of Christian values.
The interlocutors stressed the importance of reinforcement and development of centuries-old relations between Armenian and Spanish peoples.
At the end of the meeting the Catholicos gave his blessing and extended his best wishes to the world-famous singer.