EXHIBITION "ART FOR LIFE" DEDICATED TO "YEREVAN WORLD BOOK CAPITAL" OPENS AT THE UN HOUSE

armradio.am
31.05.2012 15:58

Exhibition "Art for life" which is dedicated to 500th anniversary
Armenian printing and "Yerevan World Book Capital 2012" opened today
at the UN Armenia Office.

In addition to promotion of traditional Armenian passion to books
and literature, the exhibition-sale is aimed to collect funds for
the medical treatment of the young painter Nelly Adamyan. Nelly's
classmates and other artists provided their paintings for sale in
order to collect money.

Maria Dotsenko, UN Department of Public Information Representative
said: "My sincere congratulations to Armenians, whose efforts to
promote interest to reading and books and respect to the principles
of freedom of expression were recognized by the UNESCO, which granted
Yerevan the status of the World Book Capital 2012. I am also touched
by the attention which Nelly Adamyan got from her friends and I wish
her quick recovery."

Ann Eranyan, Vice-President of "Armenian Erudite Youth" NGO presented
to the public the art and spoke about history of Armenian publishing.

She also thanked the friends of Nelly Adamyan for their support
and humanity.

The exhibition is organized by the UN Department of Public Information
and "Armenian Erudite Youth" NGO and is supported by "Tsir Katin"
pre-school education center.

The exhibition will be open to the public until 15 June, 2012 on
Mondays to Fridays from 15:00 till 17:00.