BEIRUT–The Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Organization Central Executive sponsored Fourth International Forum for Armenian university students convened Sunday–July 19–at the Hamazkayin Nshan Palandjian Djemaran in Lebanon.
Participants include 90 students from the United States–Canada–England–France–Belgium–Iran–Syria–Armenia–Karabakh and Lebanon.
This year–the forum will feature socializing time and excursions to historic Lebanese sites. The students will also have the opportunity to meet and become familiar with the Lebanese Armenian community and its structures–and to attend lectures on political–cultural and art issues. Lecturers include Richard Hovanissian–Vartiter Hovanissian–Hrant Markarian–Garo Hovanissian–Manoushag Boyadjian and harry Tavitian.
The forum will also host workshops and discussions on literature–theater–music–dance–sculpture and traditional Armenian music–as well as other issues relative to Armenian culture.