BEIJING (Armenpress)–The Days of Armenian Culture kicked off in China on Tuesday with a gala concert in a Beijing concert hall. Before the official launch of the event an exhibition of works by an Armenian painter Karen Aghamian opened at the Beijing City Library.
Armenian Culture Minister Hasmik Poghosian, who flew to China to participate in the event, was received Tuesday by her Chinese counterpart.
The meeting was also attended by Hran’sh Hakobian, chairman of an Armenian parliament committee on culture, education and sport issues and the Armenian Ambassador to China Vahagn Movsisyan.
The Armenian Foreign Ministry said the Chinese minister hailed the program of Chinese Culture Days to be held next year in Armenia.
The Armenian delegation visited the province of Shanci before arriving in Beijing and were welcomed by its deputy governor.