On October 31, in the Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall the Non-Governmental Organization ‘’Cultural Center of the East’’ held a charity concert “East-Armenia’’ to support “Zatik ” and Kharbert Orphanages. People invited to the concert could participate in charity fund raising. The concert was organized under the High Patronage of His Excellency Tigran Sargsyan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia and by the support of the Ministry of Culture of Armenia and the mayoralty of Yerevan.
During the concert were represented Armenian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Iranian dances and songs. Confucius Institute of Yerevan State Linguistic University also participated in the event, dance ensembles ‘’Victoria’’, ’’Mush”, ’’Armenner’, singers Lusntag Tadevosian, Karine Makaryan, Milad Mirshafii (from Islamic Republic of Iran). The Vice President of the Organization Ambarcum Hayrapetyan and Alla Melkonyan conducted the Ceremony. Traditional Indian clothing- Sari and wushu (martial arts) performances were shown during the concert. Zatik Orphanage ensemble also participated in the concert.
Indian and Syrian Embassies in Armenia, especially the Ambassador Achal Kumar Malhotra and the Ambassador Abdul Hamid Sallum, also supported the ’’Cultural Center of the East’’. Thanks to the support of the mayoralty of Yerevan , the NGO ” Cultural Center of the East’’ gave an opportunity to about 100 children from Zatik and Harbert Orphanages to take part in the concert.
The Representatives of the Diplomatic Mission of Eastern Countries also made their donations to support the orphanages, particularly the Ambassador of Syria to Armenia.
At the end of the ceremony the President of the NGO “Cultural Center of the East’’ Bagrat Movsisyan mentioned in his speech, that the public work of the Organization is directed towards development and deepening of effective cultural cooperation between Armenia and the countries of the East. He also added , that the NGO ’’Cultural Center of the East’’ organizes all events for charitable purposes. All the participants were granted Diplomas.
The information partners of the Charity concert were informational websites Aysor.am, News.am, Henaran.am.
The organizers of the charity evening
Organizing process of the concert was conducted under direct supervision of the Vice President of the Organization Ambarcun Hayrapetyan. Most of members of the organization did their best to make the concert unforgettable: Gayane Babayan, Aram Araratyan, Evgenya Agahanyan, Anna Abrahamyan, Narine Georgyan, Andranik Asatryan, Samuel Levin, Aghvan Movsisyan, Asya Movsisyan, Narine Bakhshinyan, Tamara Hayrapetyan.
Work on the charity evening began in August 2010. All funds for the event were collected by members of the organization. Private individuals or commercial organizations did not help to realize to event. The Council of the Organization decided to make a charity evening free for everybody
Organization thanks Lustntag Tadevosyan, Alla Melkonyan, dance group director Marina Yudaeva, Karine Makaryan.
The mission of the organization is to develop and deepen cultural cooperation between Armenia and the countries of the East.
“Cultural Center of the East” – self-financing organization, operates on membership dues, donations and sponsorship funding. The organization guarantees transparent use of financial resources, provides advertising opportunities for sponsors.