FESTIVAL DEDICATED TO SAYAT-NOVA
Panorama.am 13:31 21/10/05
On October 24-26 will take place an international festival dedicated to the national singer (ashugh) Sayat-Nova's 210th annyversary. As the organizer of the festival Tovmas Poghosyan informed, the organizing committee has sent a number of invitations to Russia, the USA, Syria, Spain, France, Georgia and even Turkey. According to the preleminary agreement, there will be a visit of Turkish singer Serbil Qlch in Yerevan who has christened and is going to change her family name to become Qlchyan.. As T. Poghsoyan noted, "She is a popular singer in her second homeland, I mean in Turkey, the first one is Armenia'.
Not only concerts, but also scholar sessions and exhibitions are included in the festival. Though UNESCO assists the "Sayat Nova" cultural union for organizing this event, but the financial support is implemented by "Tashir" trade center. /Panorama.am/