May 22 marks the 97th birth anniversary of Charles Aznavour. The bust of the legendary French-Armenian singer and composer was unveiled in Stepanakert, Artsakh & Paris, France today, reports Artsakhpress & Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo.
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo inaugurated the bust in the presence of members of Aznavour family, Armenia’s Ambassador to France. It was installed at the Odeon crossroads, in the district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés where the author of “La Bohême” spent his childhood.
The opening ceremony of the bust of Charles Aznavour took place in the Armenian-French friendship park located at Charles Aznavour Cultural Center in Stepanakert.
The honor of opening the bust was given to the sculptor, the author of the bust Yuri Hovhannisyan and the director of the Charles Aznavour Cultural Center, Armen Hovsepyan.
Director of the Charles Aznavour Cultural Center, Armen Hovsepyan, presenting the life of Charles Aznavour, highly assessed the role and merit of the great French-Armenian singer in the world culture and in the life of the Armenian people.