PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian team of Greco-Roman wrestlers has snatched two bronze medals at the World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
Maksim Manukyan (82 kg) and Artur Shahinyan (87 kg) brought the medals home, while Olympic champion Artur Aleksanyan was unable to participate due to injury.
On November 11, the Budapest French Institute will host a grand ceremony to commemorate the Great Chansonie Charles Aznavour, organized by the Armenian Diaspora in Budapest, in which Urartu Armenian theatre will take part. Aznavour was a prominent French-Armenian singer, songwriter, writer, filmmaker and public figure, who also was the Armenian ambassador to Switzerland since May 2009 and Armenia's permanent representative to the UN Office in Geneva and other international organizations
September 15 was a day full of events in Veszprem. There were a number of events dedicated to Armenia and the 2800th anniversary of Yerevan. The opera singer Nelson Sahakyan, the leader of the Armenian Diaspora in Hungary Alex Avanesian and others were present at the event. The guests enjoyed Armenian music, got acquainted with the history of Armenian carpets, and took part in the exhibition. The event could not have been held without Armenian traditional dishes and Armenian wine and brandy. At the end of the event the guests left with a piece of Armenian particle.
A ceremony was held in Aradi martyrs monument within the framework of the city memorial including two Armenian ancestry, Lazar Vilmos and Erno Kiss, on October 6. During the ceremony, György Szabó, Lieutenant Colonel had his speech, as well as the Vice Mayor Lajos Nemedi and the representative of the Armenian Diaspora in Hungary and a volunteer Diana Yeghiazaryan. Among the participants were also Gabor Felpeldi and Zsetret Raba, and members of the literature and stage, performing under the sounds of Zoltán Lohona's guitar. Those present gave their respects to the memory of the martyrs․