Armenia and Karabakh Presidents attend Komitas Museum opening (PHOTOS)
The Presidents of Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR),
Serzh Sargsyan and Bako Sahakyan, accompanied by members of the State
Committee Coordinating the Events Dedicated to the 100th Commemoration
of the Armenian Genocide, on Thursday visited the State Pantheon after
Komitas, in Armenia?€™s capital city of Yerevan, and attended the official
opening of the museum of this great Armenian composer.
Signing the book of the guests of honor of this museum, President
Sahakyan noted that the opening of the Komitas Museum is a significant
event for all Armenians, informed the Central Information Department of
the Office of the NKR President.
"We are speaking about a person who presented our nation's horrible
tragedy with his immortal music; a person who lived by his people's fate
and burned out for the sake of the future generation, with the hope and
faith in the triumph of justice. And our present generation shall live
and work to develop and strengthen the Motherland, [and] to further
cement the Armenia-Artsakh-Diaspora trinity" the NKR President wrote.
And the Press Office of the President of Armenia informed that
President Sargsyan, for his part, congratulated everyone on the opening
of this museum-institute.
After touring the museum and its exhibits, the Armenia President also signed the book of the guests of honor of this museum.
"The Komitas Museum-Institute is the symbol of the unity and revival
of the Armenian people. Master Komitas (...) became the pioneer and
guarantor of the new course of the Armenian people who survived
"(...) The opening of the Komitas Museum-Institute is a milestone for
our country and our people," President Sargsyan specifically wrote.