Aznavour Foundation and Armenian General Benevolent Union “Parekordzagan” – Varna are pleased to share the excitement, inspiration and euphoria associated with the opening ceremony of the monument dedicated to the Great artist, philanthropist, writer, diplomat, our compatriot, benefactor for his Homeland and his people, and Ambassador for peace – Charles Aznavour!
It started a year ago. The diligent work of a Bulgarian initiative committee led to the signing of a Memorandum of understanding between the Aznavour Foundation and AGBU Varna.
Today, the results are a fact! On May 30, the official unveiling ceremony of the Charles Aznavour Monument was held in the heart of Varna – Saedinenie Square, under the patronage of Her Excellency Ms. Florence Robine – Ambassador of the French Republic to the Republic of Bulgaria, His Excellency Armen Yedigaryan – Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Bulgaria, and with the blessing of Archbishop Tatev Agopyan – Archbishop of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Holy Church in Bulgaria and Romania. The composition is a work of the sculptor Krassimir Angelov. The Charles Aznavour Monument was inaugurated by His Excellency Armen Yedigaryan – Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Republic of Bulgaria, Ms. Iva Dikova – Attaché for Cooperation at the French Embassy and Representative of Her Excellency Ms. Florence Robin – Ambassador of the Republic of France to the Republic of Bulgaria, and Mr. Levon Hampartzoumian – Honorary Member of the Armenian General Benevolent Union “Parekordzagan” Varna.
The event was attended by the Mayor of Varna, Mr. Ivan Portnih, Mr. Daniel Lorer – Minister of Innovations and growth, Mr. Blagomir Kotsev – Governor of Varna province, government officials, local government officials and many citizens.
Charles Aznavour – 70 years of career, voice, chanson, melody, 200 million albums sold, 1400 songs, 90 movies, 294 albums, thousands of concerts in over 90 countries and live performances in 9 languages! He is the first Franco-Armenian performer to star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His “She” is included in the soundtrack of the blockbuster “Notting Hill”, and the hits “La Mamma”, “La Bohème”, “Paris Au Mois D’aout”, “Tous les visages de l’amour”, “Et Moi Dans” Mon Coin ”and many others are heard all over the world.
Immeasurable cultural heritage. Creativity that touches generations.
Charles Aznavour will remain in our hearts – forever!
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