YEREVAN (Armenpress)–An exhibition dedicated to contemporary Armenian art kicked off Monday in Paris.
Armenian Foreign Ministry press service told Armenpress that at the opening event Armenia’s ambassador to France Edward Nalbandian, deputy heads of French Senate Jan-Claude Godin and Guy Fischer were present.
Around 100 fine art works and sculptures by 23 Armenian artists are on display at Paris’ Palais Luxembourg. The works belong to the Contemporary Museum of Art in Yerevan and were presented in Nice and Lubes within the framework of Year of Armenia in France.
The exhibition has been organized under the sponsorship of the Chairman of the French Senate Christian Ponneselait and Armenian ambassador to France Edward Nalbandian.
“I want to express my special gratitude to the Chairman of the French Senate Kristian Ponseley who had a great contribution to the conduction of the year of Armenia in France. The French Senate has provided serious means for the organizing of “1,000 Armenian Ambassadors” program within the framework of which hundreds of schoolchildren were hosted in French families. It is symbolizing that on October 17 one of the core events ‘s first Armenian-French decentralized conference ‘s was held in the Luxemburg Palace. And today one of the important event is being organized here,” the ambassador said.