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Concert in Toronto commemorates Armenian Genocide centennial

On November 7, under the auspices of H.E. Armen Yeganian, the Ambassador of Armenia to Canada, the concert of world-renowned Armenian soprano Hasmik Papian took place at the Arts Center of Toronto. The concert was dedicated to the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide and was conducted by the distinguished Nurhan Arman with the participation of famous violinist Nune Melikyan.

Ambassador Armen Yeganian, spiritual leaders, social and political figures, journalists, representatives of the Armenian community and many Canadians attended the concert.

In his remarks Ambassador Yeganian thanked Hasmik Papyan and other participants of the event. He emphasized the importance of this concert, noting that it plays a special role amongst the events organized in Canada on the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, because it raises the public awareness of events dedicated to the Centennial.

During the concert, the “Sinfonia” orchestra performed works of AramKhachaturyan, Alexander Harutyunyan, Edvard Mirzoyan, Vache Sharafyan and Tigran Mansuryan.

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