On November 29 under the high patronage of the Embassy of the Republic of
Armenia to Switzerland the world-famous pianist, composer Tigran Hamasyan
performed a concert at the renowned Victoria Hall of Geneva, dedicated to the
150th anniversary of Komitas Vardapet. The concert was organized by "Avetis"
Ambassador of Armenia to Switzerland Andranik Hovhannisyan delivered opening
remarks in which he addressed the biography and art of Komitas Vardapet. Mr.
Vincent Defourny, the UNESCO Representative at the United Nations Office in
Geneva and Mr. Dominique Föllmi, Honorary President of the «Avetis» Association,
former President of the Geneva State Council, also addressed the event.
The concert was attended by the Ambassadors and diplomats accredited to the
international organizations in Geneva, representatives of the Geneva local
authorities and artistic circles, as well as members of the Armenian community.
Photos by Demir Sönmez