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Sarkisian Attends Groundbreaking For New Armenian Embassy In Brazil օգոստոսի 15, 2016

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian has attended a sod-turning ceremony for a new building of the country’s embassy in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil.

Construction of the new Armenian embassy in Brazil, which is being carried out at the expense of the family of prominent Brazilian-Armenian community member and benefactor Hilda Diruhy Burmaian, who is also Armenia’s honorary consul in Sao Paulo, is expected to be completed within 12 months.

Brazil’s Foreign Minister Jose Serra, foreign ambassadors accredited to the country, senior diplomats and representatives of the local Armenian community attended the ceremony, the press office of the Armenian head of state said.

Minister Serra reportedly praised Brazilian-Armenian ties, stressing that the ceremony for the establishment of a new Armenian embassy will become “a basis for new, promising relations.”

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, for his part, said: “The visit of President Sarkisian creates an efficient basis for new promising initiatives and enrichment of our common agenda, raising Armenian-Brazilian relations to a qualitatively new level.”

Sarkisian arrived in Brazil on a working visit on August 10. Apart from meetings with the country’s officials, Sarkisian on August 13 also met with an Armenian athletic delegation taking part in the 31st Summer Olympic Games in Rio-de-Janeiro.

At the meeting where he was accompanied by the head of the National Olympic Committee and his former political opponent Gagik Tsarukian, the Armenian leader reportedly expressed his confidence that Armenian athletes will have achievements at the current Olympics, stressing that achievements in sports make the nation more recognizable abroad.

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ARMENIA SQUARE FOUNDED IN SAO JOSE DO RIO PRETO, BRAZIL

Pan Armenian 07.12.2005 21:45 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ November 26 the solemn founding ceremony of Armenia Square took place in the Brazilian town of Sao Jose do Rio Preto, RA MFA press center reported. After unveiling the memorial board the Mayor and Town Council Chairman delivered speeches highly assessing Armenians' contribution to the development of the town and condemned the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the Turkish government at the beginning of the 20th century.

On behalf of the Armenian community professor Aris Kuyumjian thanked the town authorities for immortalizing the memory of Armenians. To note, Sao Jose do Rio Preto is situated in the state of San Paolo, the population of which makes 400 thousand including 350 Armenians.


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SQUARE ARMENIA IN BRAZIL

AZG Armenian Daily #224 08/12/2005

Press office of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Armenian informs that on 26 November the Square Armenia was opened in Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil, with the participation of municipal authorities and local Armenian community. This town in Sao Paulo province has a population of 400.000 people and only 350 Armenian residents. Prof. Aris Guyumjian who made a speech on behalf of the Armenian community thanked the city authorities for immortalizing Armenia for generations to come. The municipal officials, on their part, underscored the role of Armenians in the development of the town since 1928 as well as condemned the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the Turkish government in early 20th century.


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ARMENIAN GRAPES IN BRAZIL

A1+ |14:30:23 | 21-11-2005 | Social |

RA chief Consul to San Paolo Ashot Eghiazaryan visited the agro institute of the town Campinas to get acquainted with the scientific-experimental work with the 10 sorts of grapes brought from Armenia alongside with 400 other sorts from abroad.

The Brazilian scientists informed that several sorts of grapes brought from the Ararat valley and Goris proved highly adaptable to the local climate.

The Institute has allotted additional lands for the works and asked the Armenian Ministry of Agriculture to give them new sorts of grapes, as well as apricot and peach.

In 2002 the authorities of the country promised to send the grapes to about 5000 companies of the local market under the name of "Uva Armenia" - Armenian grapes.


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BRAZILIAN CULTURE WEEK TO BE HELD FOR FIRST TIME IN ARMENIA

ArmInfo 2007-09-12 14:18:00

Brazilian Culture Week will be held in Armenia for the first time, Brazilian Ambassador to Armenia Renate Stille said at a press conference, Wednesday.

The Ambassadress said the event is organized since Armenians display a great interest in the culture, music and sport of Brazil. The event will be held in Yerevan, Gyumri and Vanadzor, Ambassadress Stille said. The event in Yerevan is scheduled for September 14-17. Brazilian pianist Maria Jose Carrasqueira will open the event at the Chamber Music House. In addition, Primavera String Quartet, a folk ensemble, Brazilian dances samba and capoeira are expected within the frames of the event. A meeting with Brazilian football-players is expected as well. Moreover, a Brazil Department will open at the Yerevan State University Romano-German Faculty. Afterwards, Brazilian films will be demonstrated. The event in Gyumri will take place on September 18-19, in Vanadzor - on September 19-20.

The Brazilian Embassy in Armenia and Armenian Culture Ministry support the event.


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