Hollywood Prepares for Aznavour’s Walk of Fame Star Unveiling

A worker lays concrete ahead of placing Charles Aznavour's star
A worker lays concrete ahead of placing Charles Aznavour's star

A worker lays concrete ahead of placing Charles Aznavour’s star

HOLLYWOOD—Preparations were under way Monday for the unveiling ceremony of a Walk of Fame star dedicated legendary French-Armenian entertainer Charles Aznavour.

Agence France-Presse chronicled the preparations, with workers laying concrete and placing the star ahead of Thursday’s ceremony, which will take place at 11:30 a.m. at 6225 Hollywood Boulevard next to the historic Pantages Theatre..

The outline of Aznavour's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The outline of Aznavour’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Aznavour was nominated by California Senate Pro Tem Kevin deLeon who will be attending the and speaking at the event.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced earlier that the Aznavour would be honored with the 2,618th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in a solemn ceremony scheduled for Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. PDT. The star will be dedicated in the category of Live Performance.

“Charles Aznavour is a popular entertainer known around the world and loved by millions of fans across generations,” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies. “We are thrilled, as we know the people of his homeland France are to see his star dedicated on our historic Walk of Fame.”

Helping Emcee and Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star will be guest speakers California State Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León and director Peter Bogdanovich.

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4 Comments

  1. State of Emergency said:

    Really wish it was “Aznavourian” instead of the francophone version.

  2. Gregory Cholakian said:

    What a great and a world renowned artist. With his distinctive voice Charles Aznavour has has serenaded hundreds of millions of people all around the world. It’s a distinctive and a well earned honor bestowed on Charles Aznavour on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Well deserved and very appropriate to be awarded this prestigious recognition. Mega Congratulations to Charles Aznavour. Unforgettable.

  3. KOBOYAN said:

    Je sus très content pour Charles Aznavour et toute la communauté arménienne que ce célebre chanteur aura sa dalle au Walk of Fame .Ce serai intéressant de savoir si Henri Verneuil (Achod Malakian), un des plus grand cinéaste français du 20è siècle et qui est le réalisateur de MAYRIG a sa plaque à Hollywood!

  4. Grégoire Koboyan said:

    I am very happy for Charles Aznavour and the whole Armenian community that this famous singer will have his flag at the Walk of Fame. Know-how session Henri Verneuil (Achod Malakian), one of the greatest French filmmaker of the 20th century and who is the Director of MAYRIG has his plate in Hollywood!

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