ArmInfo. Days of the Armenian culture, organized on the initiative of the Public Organization of the Assembly of Armenians, as well as with the assistance of the Armenian Embassy in Russia, the Russian and Novo-Nakhichevan Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church, started in Moscow. Cultural events began on May 27 and continue until June 1 inclusive.
To note, the festive events took place on the initiative of the Public Organization of the Assembly of Armenians, as well as with the assistance of the Armenian Embassy in Russia, the Russian and New- Nakhichevan Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church. The opening ceremony of the Days of Armenian Culture in Moscow was held in the hall of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservaroty - Tigran Mansuryan anniversary evening, which turned 80 this year.
Within the framework of the Days of Armenian Culture, a meeting of the Council of the Presidium of the Assembly of Armenians was held, during which the participants summed up the work of the Assembly of Armenians for 2018-2019 and discussed plans and tasks for 2019-2020.
On the eve of the unique gastronomic evening GOURMET FEST was held. For the first time, under the direction of two famous chefs of Michelin-starred restaurants, Karen Torosyan (Bazar restaurant, Brussels, Belgium) and Stefano Ciotti (Nostrano restaurant, Pesaro, Italy) in collaboration with chefs of leading restaurants in Armenia (Chinar, The Club, Mayrig , Lavash) created a special menu that represents a unique fusion of Armenian traditional and high cuisine, based on the use of Armenian culinary traditions and techniques of European cuisine.
On May 29, a meeting of the Committee of Innovative Technologies and Science of the Assembly of Armenians is scheduled. Committee members will discuss social-entrepreneurial and scientific projects that contribute to the preservation of national identity and culture, language, strengthening communities and the development of tourism in Armenia. At the meeting, the leading representatives of IT and science will determine the initiatives for the Assembly of Armenians for 2019-2020.
On May 30, the ceremonial opening of the Consular Section of the Armenian Embassy in the Russian Federation in honor of the 300th anniversary of the Lazarev family will take place. RA Ambassador to the Russian Federation Vardan Toghanyan, Consul Ara Mnatsakanyan, as well as members of the Assembly of Armenians will be present at the opening of the Consular Department.
On June 1 will be the closing of the Days of Armenian Culture in Moscow, the display of cartoons of Armenian multipliers based on H.Tumanyan's fairy tales at the State Tretyakov Gallery, organized by the RA Embassy in the Russian Federation and timed to the International Children's Day.
The Assembly of Armenians and the organizers of the Days of Armenian Culture in Moscow hope that the events will become a platform for establishing close ties between the Armenian Diaspora among themselves, as well as with successful and respected people outside the Diaspora, and equally contribute to enhancing the prestige of Armenia, preserving its national identity, popularization of its centuries-old culture and ancient language.