May 29, 2018 Donation of an official handmade Armenian wedding silk dress to the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies at the Ethnographic Museum in the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences on behalf of AGBU Sofia
1:17, 29-05-2018

On May 29th, 2018, a meeting was held with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Petko Hristov -Director of the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies at the Ethnographic Museum in the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

On behalf of the Armenian organization AGBU Sofia /Parekordzagan/, Mrs. Sonia Avakian-Bedrossian, Honorary Chairperson of the organization, had the honor to donate an official handmade Armenian wedding silk dress to the museum, in the presence of Lucia Medzikian, office manager of the organization, Susy Ayzoukian - Melkonian, AGBU Beirut / Lebanon representative and Asya Urpatyan, Vice President of IEFEM.

It was a good will gesture, which would contribute to a more complete representation of the diversity of ethnicities living in Bulgaria.

In the end of June, in the presence of VIP representatives, the official opening of the exhibition will be held.

The meeting was friendly, joyful and with wishes for a fruitful future co-operation.

AGRU Sofia expressed their gratitude to Srbuhi Movsisyan from the Armenian National Education Center GEAN in Yerevan / Armenia, for her participation and help in making this beautiful dress.

 
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