September 23, 2001 Concert dedicated to the
1700th Anniversary of Adoption of Christianity in
Armenia and the 10th Anniversary of Independence
The same day, St.
Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral was
consecrated in Yerevan. The Republic's
president Robert Kocharyan, Artsakh's
Diocese Head H.H. Pargev were
attending the concert.
participants were the Philharmonic
Orchestra of Armenia conducted by
Ruben Asatryan and Henrik Anassian(USA),
Philharmonic Choir, Vardan Haroutiunyan (USA, guitar), well-known singers:
Flora Martirosyan(USA), Salby(USA).
Dance groups (State Dance Group, "Krunk" dance
group), folk instruments ensemble took part too.
8000 admirers were present at the concert.
Director: Levon Ivanyan.
Special thanks to all participants as well as to Khosroph Haroutiunyan: the deputy chairman of the Organizing Committee for the
1700th Anniversary of the Adoption of Christianity as a state Religion in Armenia.