Delegation of the European Union to Armenia

Europe Day celebrations will be launched on 11 May in Armenia and will continue till 2 June

Yerevan, 10/05/2018 - 12:22, UNIQUE ID: 180510_29
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Europe Day celebrations will be launched on 11 May in Armenia and will continue till 2 June

The EU Delegation to Armenia invites media representatives to the launching event of the Europe Day* celebrations, which will take place on 11 May, at 18:00 in the AGBU Exhibitions Hall (address: 2/2 Melik-Adamyan). The Head of EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski will announce the launch of the pan-European holiday in Armenia during the event and will inform media about the upcoming events in the framework of the Europe Day in Armenia.

The exhibition is organised jointly with the EU-supported Fashion and Design Chamber of Armenia, which will present exceptional clothing collections created especially on this occasion and inspired by the European flag. The exhibition is open from 18:30 till 20:00. Entry is free for media representatives.  

Registration of journalists for the press conference will begin at 17:45.

This year the Europe Day celebrations will be held in 6 Armenian cities and will be concluded in Yerevan.   Europe Day first regional open-air celebration will be in Ijevan on 12 May. Hrazdan will host the Europe Day celebrations on 13 May, Vanadzor will host the celebrations on 19 May, Gyumri will host the celebrations on 20 May, Kapan will host the celebrations on 26 May, Yeghegnadzor will host the celebrations on 27 May and Yerevan will host the concluding celebrations on 2 June.

This year also, the participants of outdoor public events will have an opportunity to learn more about EU-funded projects in Europe and Armenia, to get acquainted with the projects’ achivements, to enjoy good music, to participate in various competitions and to get many surprise gifts , as well as to participate in the degustation of different European dishes.

The Embassies of 11 EU Member States accredited to Armenia have also joined the EU Delegation with their culture and entertainment events in May.

For details about the events visit:

https://www.facebook.com/eudelegationtoarmenia

Entrance is free for all public events.

For media inquiries please contact Liana Khachatryan: +374 77789659 mobile phone or write at liana.khachatryan@publicis.am

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*On 9 May 1950, Robert Schuman presented his proposal on the creation of an organised Europe, necessary for peaceful relations and development.  Today, the 9th of May has become a European symbol (Europe Day) which, along with the flag, the anthem, the motto and the single currency (the euro), identifies the political entity of the European Union. Europe Day is the occasion for festivities that bring Europe closer to its citizens and neighbours.  

The EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini delivered a video message on the occasion of the Europe day.

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