Armenia’s holy city of Etchmiadzin celebrates 2700th anniversary
Armenia’s holy city of Etchmiadzin celebrates 2700th anniversary –
Flag of city of Ejmiatsin
Armradio – President Serzh Sargsyan took part today in the festive events to celebrate the 2700th anniversary of Etchmiadzin. First, Armenia’s president visited Vazgen Sargsyan Square located next to Saint Hripsime Church where he attended the opening of the Monument to Vazgen Sargsyan and placed flowers at the monument to Sparapet, President’s Press Office reported.
Afterwards, the president visited the building site of the town’s sports complex, participated in its groundbreaking ceremony and then familiarized himself with the sports school construction and territory improvement projects.
As part of the events to mark the 2700th anniversary of Etchmiadzin, Serzh Sargsyan also visited newly-renovated Art School after Yeghishe Tadevosyan. The president familiarized himself with the works done at the educational institution to provide 300 pupils with necessary learning conditions. Armenia’s president then paid tribute to the memory of the heroes of the Artsakh Liberation War and placed flowers at the monument to the heroes.
In company of town dwellers, numerous guests, and Honorary Citizens of Etchmiadzin, President Serzh Sargsyan took part in the solemn gathering at the municipality’s conference hall devoted to the 2700th anniversary of Etchmiadzin.