100TH ANNIVERSARY OF VIKTOR HAMBARTSUMYAN
This year is rich with jubilees of famous people: Alexander
Shirvanzade’s 150 anniversary, William Saroyan’s 100 anniversary,
Vazgen Patriarch the First’s 100 anniversary, Rafael Israelyan’s 100
anniversary and Viktor Hambartsumyan’s 100 anniversary.
Note that 92,568.8 thousands drams have been disposed from the
reserved budget of the Government to implement the jubilee ceremonies
of Hambartsumyan. 7 mln of the disposed sum has been provided to the
Ministry of Culture and 85 mln – to the National Academy of Sciences.
According to the Hayk Harutyunyan the director of Byurakan observatory,
the jubilee ceremonies will start from September. He said that
scientific conferences, international school for young specialists
will be organized.