YEREVAN MUNICIPALITY EARMARKED 26MLN AMD FOR ORGANIZATION OF NEW YEARS EVENTS
Jan 19, 2009
YEREVAN, January 19. /ARKA/. Municipality of Yerevan earmarked 26mln
AMD ($85,000) for organizing of New Year events and decorating the
city festively, said Yerevan Vice-Mayor Vano Vardanyan.
"New technologies and materials were used for decorating the capital
festively, including festive illumination and decorations for the
Christmas tree on the Republican Square," Vardanyan told reporters
According to Vice-Mayor the main events in Yerevan included concert
on the country’s main square which started in the evening of December
31 and lasted until late at night , as well as the Christmas concert
on January 6.
Besides, the Republican Square was turned into a magic square for
children during the holiday.
Special events were organized for veterans of war and needy families.
"According to the response of our fellow citizens, the holiday events
were on high level," said Vardanyan.