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UNESCO to mark the 100th birth anniversaries of Charles Aznavour and Sergei Parajanov

The 100th birth anniversaries of Charles Aznavour and Sergei Parajanov have been included in UNESCO’s 2024-2025 Calendar. The decision was made during the 42nd session of the UNESCO General Assembly in Paris from November 7 to 22.

The above applications submitted by the Republic of Armenia together with partner countries received significant support from a number of member states and groups of countries. In particular, the request for the 100-year jubilee of the famous French-Armenian singer, songwriter, actor Charles Aznavour was jointly submitted by Armenia and France with the support of Andorra, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Portugal, Senegal and the Group of francophone UNESCO ambassadors with more than 80 members.

The application for the 100-year anniversary of film director Sergey Parajanov was jointly submitted by Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine, with the support of Cyprus, France, Italy, Lebanon and Poland.

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