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25.10.2019 • Ambassador Mkrtchyan's meeting with the Rector of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

On October 25, Ambassador of Armenia to Lithuania Tigran Mkrtchyan visited Kaunas, where he met with Rector of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Remigijus Žaliūnas.

25.10.2019 • Ambassador Mkrtchyan's visit to the Lithuanian Armed Forces School

On October 25, Ambassador of Armenia to Lithuania Tigran Mkrtchyan visited the Lithuanian Armed Forces School in Kaunas, where he attended the graduation ceremony of the International Military Instructor Course.

24.10.2019 • Ambassador Mkrtchyan's visit to Visaginas and Alytus

On October 22, Armenian Ambassador to Lithuania Tigran Mkrtchyan visited Visaginas, where he met with Mayor Erlandas Galaguz.

11.10.2019 • Exhibition of paintings by prominent Armenian marinist Hovhannes Aivazovsky opens in Riga

On October 11, Riga Bourse Museum of Arts hosted the opening ceremony of the exhibition titled “Aivazovsky: The Pride of Armenian People” featuring paintings of the greatest Armenian marinist Hovhannes Aivazovsky, which was organized by the Riga Bourse Museum of Arts and the Armenian Community organization in Latvia headed by Alexander Geroyan.

01.10.2019 • “Armenia-Lithuania: Musical Bridges” concert in Vilnius

On October 1, “Armenia-Lithuania: Musical Bridges” concert dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership took place at Vaidila Theater in Vilnius, which was initiated and organized by the Armenian Embassy in Lithuania together with the Lithuanian State Wind Orchestra “Trimitas”.

26.09.2019 • Ambassador Tigran Mkrtchyan's interview to the Latvian newspaper nra.lv

Armenians have several pillars or columns that help us represent our culture. One of such pillars is The Book of Lamentations by St. Gregor Narekatsi (951-1003), a 10th century monk, poet and composer, one of the key personalities of our culture. Another outstanding personality is Komitas, priest and composer, the founder of Armenian classical music who lived 10 centuries after Narekatsi and whose heritage is by no means less valuable. Of course, one can’t really compare the heritage of these two people, but still.

21.09.2019 • Event in Vilnius dedicated to 28th Anniversary of Independence of Armenia

On September 21, in St. Catherine church in Vilnius the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Lithuania together with the “Ugnele” Lithuanian Music School organized a concert of the “Little Singers of Armenia” choir dedicated to the 28th anniversary of Armenia's Independence was organized by The event was attended by Deputy Foreign Minister of Lithuania Darius Skusevicius, high-level officials of the Lithuanian legislative and executive bodies and various state agencies, Ambassadors accredited in Vilnius, members of the diplomatic corps, representatives of Lithuanian public and political life as well as members of the Armenian community. Armenian Ambassador to Lithuania Tigran Mkrtchyan in his opening speech at the event noted that Independence movements in Armenia and Lithuania were in full mutual solidarity and support, thus it does not come as a surprise that Lithuania is the first state in the world to recognize Armenia’s Independence...

20.09.2019 • Latvian Radio Choir performed the concert version of the Komitas Divine Liturgy

On September 20, the Latvian Radio Choir along with Armenian soloists Hovhannes Nersisyan and Armen Badalyan, conducted by Sigvards Klava, performed the concert version of the Komitas Divine Liturgy in the St. John’s Church, the oldest in Riga.

30.07.2019 • Ambassador Mkrtchyan’s meeting with the Lithuanian Police Commissioner General

On July 30, Tigran Mkrthcyan, Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Lithuania met with Linas Pernavas, Lithuanian Police Commissioner General.

15.07.2019 • Ambassador Tigran Mkrtchyan's interview to the leading Latvian journal The Baltic Times

Although Armenia may seem just too far for many to expect to hear any echoes of history reverberating across Armenia and the Baltics, but – what a surprise! – it appears the past has put Armenia, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia at the same crossroads more than once throughout the centuries. H. E. Tigran Mkrtchyan, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Armenia to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia kindly agreed to speak to The Baltic Times Magazine and bring Armenia closer to everyone here.

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