On September 17, within the framework of the program of Worldwide Reading Commemorating the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide, the Stockholm City Library held an Armenian literature and music evening, Press Service of the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports.
The event was organized by the International and City Libraries of Stockholm in cooperation with the Embassy of Armenia in Sweden and the Assembly of Armenians of Europe.
Ambassador of Armenia Artak Apitonian addressed the audience with opening remarks. Renowned Swedish actress Ida Gyllensten presented in Swedish the novels of Krikor Zohrab, author and translator Max Edenborg presented the poetry of Daniel Varoujan and Siamanto.
In the musical part of the evening the melodies of Komitas were performed on duduk by Swedish Armenian musician Hayk Hakobyan. The biographies of the authors were presented by the Chairman of the Assembly of Armenians of Europe Garo Hakobian and the Armenian originals of poetry were read by Nancy Khachadurian.