AMERIA GROUP NEW YEAR AUCTION MAY BECOME TRADITION
- Due to the success New Year charity auction enjoyed last year, a similar event was resolved to be held in 2011, development director of Ameria Group of Companies said.
"We are glad that our partners and friends agreed to assist us," Tigran Jrbashyan said, dwelling on the collection of paintings by Armenian prominent cultural workers Ameria Group gained throughout the year.
Mr. Jrbashyan further expressed hope for the company to make New Year auction a tradition.
On December 23, Ameria Group of Companies holds a New Year charity exhibition and auction in Armenia Marriot hotel to help children with cancer and hematological diseases.
This year the traditional auction offers paintings by Armenian public figures and cultural workers like Levon Igityan, Ara Yernjakyan, Narek Sargsyan, Mikael Pogosyan, Yervand Yerznkyan, Azat Gasparyan, Levon Malkhasyan, Vardan Petrosyan, Karen Dzhanibekyan, Hakob Zargaryan, Shushan Petrosyan, Gegham Grigorian, Aramo, Hovhannes Chekijian, Eduard Topchjan and others.
All profit from the auction will be directed for the treatment of 17 sick children.
- 1876 Sultan Abdul Hameed publishes the first Ottoman Constitution.
- 1928 Birth of Hovhannes Chekijyan (choirmaster) in Constantinople.
- 1952 Death of Aram Antonian. He was born in 1875.
- 1994 Robert Kocharyan is elected the first President of Independent Artsakh.