Sofia to Celebrate 20 Yrs of Armenia’s Independence with Event Series

AGBU Sofia is gearing up to launch an impressive series of events celebrating the 20th anniversary of Armenian independence.

Starting with a photo exhibition, titled Crossroads, featuring the works of Bedros Azinyan at the Anima Art Gallery (September 9 to 28), the group has also organized a concert by the AGBU Sofia Chamber Orchestra, dubbed “For You Armenia,” on September 18 at the Concert Hall of NMA Pancho Vladigerov.

The following day, an exhibition devoted to the work of architect Agop Karakashyan, titled Architecture and Painting, will open at the Union of Architects in Bulgaria and continue until October 23.

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Armenia’s independence, an official reception will be held at the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Bulgaria on September 21.

Another art exhibition, Armenian Shapes, will display the works of Zara Manucharyan at the Anima Art Gallery from October 3 to 23.

The final event of this two-month celebration will be a Charity Ball at Sofia’s Sheraton Hotel on October 8.

Further information is available from AGBU Sofia at

Click here to download a PDF (1.2 MB) of the event program guide.


One response to “Sofia to Celebrate 20 Yrs of Armenia’s Independence with Event Series

  1. I used to be neighbors with a Yerchanig Tajirian (male) in the Sa’adoon area in the 1950s. So reading about a female Yerchanig with a slightly different spelling of her last name, brought back memories.
    I’m glad Armenians in Baghdad are doing well.

    Aida Kouyoumjian
    Seattle, Washington

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