ARMINFO News Agency
September 23, 2005
ONE DAY OF FESTIVAL IN GALLE TO BE DEDICATED TO 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF
YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 23. ARMINFO. Armenia’s Deputy Foreign Minister
Gegham Gharibjanyan received today Thomas Buchholz, the chairman of
composers Union of Saxony-Angalt Federal Land of Germany, and
Harutyun Topikyan, the art director of the Yerevan State Chamber
Orchestra, ARMINFO was informed in Armenia’s Foreign Ministry.
Buchholz presented the score of “Weeping on Armenia” devoted to the
85 th anniversary of Armenian Genocide and performed by the Yerevan
State Chamber Orchestra at the annual festival in Galle in 2000.
Buchholz is the art manager of the festival. He noted that he
satisfied with the active cooperation with Armenian musicians. He
also noted that the Orchestra will participate at the festival in
Galle (Nov 11-19), and one day of the festival will be devoted to the
90th anniversary of Armenian Genocide.
Gharibjanyn stressed the importance of Armenian-German cultural
relations and expressed readiness to contribute to their deepening