Yerevan October 06
Ani Mshetsyan. On the day of mourning, announced in Artsakh in connection with the death of the National Hero of Armenia, world-famous chansonnay Charles Aznavour, Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan visited the Stepanakert cultural center named after the great Armenian and took part in a memorial service organized there.
As the press service of the President of Artsakh reports, the event was attended by the leader of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan, Chairman of the National Assembly Ashot Gulyan, State Minister Grigory Martirosyan, hundreds of citizens and guests.
It should be noted that on October 6, the day of the burial of the great Aznvur in Armenia and Artsakh was declared a day of mourning. On buildings of government agencies, embassies and
diplomatic agencies lowered the national flags of Armenia. Books of grief have also been opened in embassies and consulates of Armenia in foreign countries. TV channels and radio stations reviewed the grid of their programs. Liturgies will be served in churches. According to Aznavour's last will, he will be buried in France near his parents. Armenian President Armen Sargsyan with his wife, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan with his wife, Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II and other officials are in attendance at the funeral in France. On the eve of the House of Disabled Paris held a memorial service for Aznavour, which was attended by the top leadership of France and Armenia. Recall that the world-famous chansonnier of Armenian origin died 1st at the age of 94 years.