Cultural co-operation with UN
“New Names” concert of Armenia’s young music performers was held at the newly opened UN City in Copenhagen on 25 September 2013, which was jointly organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to the Kingdom of Denmark and the UN City in Copenhagen. Pianists Dmitry Ishkhanov, Hripsime Aghakhanyan, violinist Sona Arzumanyan, cellist Hakob Atyan, canon player Eteri Hovhannisyan, duduk player Sargis Davtyan and opera singer Mane Galoyan (soprano) performed at the concert. Renowned Armenian pianist Marianna Shirinyan also took part in the concert as a special guest.
Film director Artak Avdalyan, representing Armenia, took part in the international annual Millennium l Documentary Film Festival held in Brussels with his “From Ararat to Europe” film on 3-11 April 2014 with the support of the UN, including of the UN Development programme (UNDP) Office in Brussels.
The Permanent Mission of Armenia to the UN jointly with the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) organised an exhibition of handicrafts of Armenian women entitled “Embroidery for Survival” at the UN Headquarters on 5 March 2015, where exhibit items of handicraft textile products made by Armenian women, dating from the end of the 19th century up to the present day, brought from the Armenian Museum of America were presented.