ANTELIAS–Lebanon–On Friday–1 March–His Holiness Aram I–Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia bestowed Berge Fazlian–a Lebanese stage director and actor with the coveted St. Mesrob Mashdots medal.
In his opening remarks–V. Rev. Fr. Norayr Ashekian made a brief presentation–which included a biographical overview of Fazlian’s life and career.
In their praising remarks Jirayr Tanielian–intellectuals and various stage directors talked on Fazlian’s dedication to Lebanese theater and to the Armenian culture in general.
In his remarks–Fazlian thanked the presents and especially His Holiness Aram I.
In conclusion–His Holiness praised Fazlian’s efforts as an actor and stage director in Lebanese theater and said that man will be valued not for what he’s got–but for when he shares his God given graces with others.