The Event was Dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of Mkrtich Sargsyan’s Birth, A Poet, National Public Figure

  • by Western Armenia, June 08, 2024 in Society

An  event dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mkrtich Sargsyan, novelist, poet, national public figure, laureate of the USSR and NKR state awards, was held in the hall of the Writers' Union of Armenia.

A video about him was shown, singer Masis Hunanyan, reciter Gayane Samvelyan, actress Ruzanna Hakhnazaryan of the State Academic Theater named after Sundukyan, and students of the Sayat-Nova marching song ensemble gave beautiful performances.

Let me remind you that on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the poet's birth, events were held at Yerevan State University, Vanadzor, Hrazdan and other cities.

A selection of 100 poems by the writer was also published this year, and by the decision of the Yerevan Council of Elders on May 14, the 14th street of Kanaker, Kanaker-Zeytun administrative district, was named after Mkrtich Sargsyan.