RA People's Artist Vladilen Balyan has been awarded the title of "Honorary
Citizen of Yerevan". According to the website of the Yerevan Municipality, the
decision was made during the regular session of Yerevan City Council.
The award is given on the occasion of the composer's 96th birthday, his
contribution to the field of music, his significant contribution to the
development of cultural life in Yerevan, and his fruitful work on the
development of Armenian culture.
The reward “Honorary Citizen of Yerevan” is awarded to the citizens of the
Republic of Armenia and other countries for significant contribution to the
issue of the city development, with the aim of encouragement of the activity
aimed at the welfare and prosperity of the city.