Toumanyan's breath and spirit at the "Tumanyan" branch in Alaverdi
2019 was announced as Tumanyan’s year due to his 150th anniversary.
During the whole year Northern University will launch interesting and meaningful events at Tumanyan branch of Alaverdi as well, contributing to the activation of the cultural life of the region.
The launch of the events was made event at the the large hall of "Tumanyan" branch on March 21, with the solemn ceremony dedicated to “The Poet of All Armenians ”titled "Northern University is faithful to Tumanyan Messages".
For participating in the solemn ceremony the delegation from Yerevan branch consisting of lecturers, administrative staff, pupils of high school, director and teachers with the lead of the rector of university B. Makichyan left for Alaverdi.
The opening speech was made by B. Makichyan, who presented the work done over the past ten years in the sphere of Tumanyan Studies.
The Head of the Journalism and Public relations of Northern University G. Hakobyan presented "Tumanyan-150" Action Plan, indicating the initiatives that have already been implemented.
It is worth mentioning that the Head of Alaverdi Community Sasun Khechumyan, the Head of the Chair of Armenian Language and Medical Terminology at the State Medical University named after Mkh. Heratsi, Associate Professor, Henrietta Sukiasyan also welcomed the guests.
With "Tumanyan-150" Commemorative Medal were awarded S. Khechumyan, teacher of Armenian and Armenian literature of high school N. Poghosyan, "Tumanyan" branch (director A. Makichyan), editorial office of "Tumanyan World" newspaper, the Head of "Lazur" folk instruments ensemble of Alaverdi S. Alexanyan.