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Day of Armenian Literature

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Day of Armenian Literature

On April 14 at 4 pm National Library of Udmurt Republic in cooperation with Armenian public organization of the Udmurt Republic “Urartu” are organizing the Day of Armenian Literature.


The event is aimed at popularization of national and cultural heritage of the Armenian people and is held within the Year of Literature in Russia and its regional slogan “Friendship of Peoples – Friendship of Literatures”. The concept provides an opportune framework for acquainting with some of the best literary works written in the languages of the peoples of the Russian Federation, embodying nation-wide moral beliefs and values.


The program of the event will feature addresses by chairman of Armenian public organization “Urartu” M. M. Arakelyan and by member of Finno-Ugric Scientific and Educational Center of Humanitarian Technologies (Udmurt State University), Doctor of Philology A. S. Zueva-Izmaylova. Demonstrations of popular science video films, playing on national musical instruments and readings of Armenian poetry by members of Armenian youth organization “Urartu” will conclude the evening’s entertainment.


The event will be participated by the representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Ministry of National Policy, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Udmurt Republic, the Federal Migration Service of Russia in the Udmurt Republic, Izhevsk Administration; representatives of national associations of the Republic, Udmurt State University, House of People’s Friendship, members of the Armenian diaspora of the Udmurt Republic, librarians.


The event will be accompanied by the book exhibition “Literary Armenia” revealing Armenia’s rich and long literary tradition spanning more than 2000 years (collections of ancient Armenian legends and epos, Armenian philosophical thought), prose and poetry by Armenian authors in the original and in translations, historical and cultural research papers, documentary-journalistic writings, including those dedicated to the most tragic period in Armenia’s history – the Armenian genocide, 2015 being the 100th anniversary of the atrocity.


The event will take place at the premises of the Armenian Apostolic Church (10 Let Oktyabrya, 55, building 1).

All are welcome to attend.