Kocharian Honors Swiss Armenian Poet Vahe Godel

YEREVAN(Noyan Tapan)–Vahe Godel–a poet–publisher and translator of Armenian origin living in Switzerland–recently celebrated his 70th birthday anniversary. A collection of his works entitled "Here/There" was translated into Armenian for this occasion.

During the presentation of the book–Alexander Topchian–the translator–praised Vahe Godel’s contribution the distribution of Armenian poetry throughout the world.

Since 1955–Vahe Godel has published about 30 translated books–collections and anthologies in France–Belgium and Switzerland.

President Robert Kocharian recently signed a decree awarding the Order of Movses Khorenatsi to Vahe Godel.

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