500TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMENIAN PRINTING JUBILEE EVENTS TO KICK OFF IN VENICE

Panorama
Dec 1 2011
Armenia

Venice national museums of Correr and Archeology, as well as the
National Library Marciana will host on December 14 official opening
ceremony of jubilee events dedicated to the 500th anniversary of
Armenian typography.

"Armenia: stamps of civilization" exhibition will function till April
10, 2012. More than 200 rare manuscripts, antique books, miniatures,
cross stones, carpets, maps and other stuff will be brought from
museums of Armenia and Europe to be displayed at the exhibition,
Ministry of Culture informed.

According to the source, the exhibition is organized by the state
committee on the 500th anniversary of Armenian printing under the
auspices of RA President.