Serj Tankian Awarded With Prime Minister’s Medal


Aug 17 2011

Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan received today American-Armenian rock
legend Serj Tankian at the Office of Government.

Greeting the guest, the Prime Minister said to be appreciative of
rock celebrity’s visit in the context of support for rock music
development in our country. Tigran Sargsyan advised that a rock
association rallying a number of Armenian rock bands has been set up
to promote rock music in Armenia.

Talking about the Rock against Genocide festival dated to the 100th
anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the interlocutors touched upon
the participation of world-famous rock bands and singers.

The head of government wished Serj Tankian robust health, strength
and energy for the sake of his future projects.

In conclusion, Tigran Sargsyan awarded Serj Tankian with the Premier’s
commemorative medal for significant personal contribution to the
cause of Genocide acknowledgement and worldwide advocacy of rock music.

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