European Union External Action

Europe Day 2019 celebration activities will be launched on 8 May in Armenia and will continue till 26 May

Armenia, 03/05/2019 - 12:56, UNIQUE ID: 190503_14
Invitations for the press

Europe Day 2019 celebration activities will be launched on 8 May in Armenia and will continue till 26 May

The European Union Delegation to Armenia invites media representatives to the press event of the Europe Day* festivities, which will take place on May 8, at 10:30 at the Artists' Union of Armenia (address: 16 Abovyan St).

The EU Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, Head of Delegation to Armenia will announce the launch of the pan-European holiday in Armenia during the event and will inform about the upcoming events in the framework of the Europe Day 2019 in Armenia.

Media registration will start at 10:00.

EEurope Day 2019 activities will be held under the "Road to Europe" theme. This year the celebrations will be held in 5 Armenian cities and cu,minated  in Yerevan.  Europe Day first regional open-air celebration will be in Kapan on 11 May. Yeghegnadzor will host the Europe Day celebrations on 12 May, Ijevan -  on 17 May, Dilijan -  on 18 May, Gyumri will host the celebrations on 19 May and Yerevan will host a classical concert (Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony) on 21 May and the open air event on 26 May.

The events will include outdoor information fairs attended by various EU-funded projects and projects' beneficairies, sports and entertainment various competitions, "Nordic Walk" in Yerevan attended by the EU Ambassador, branded gifts by the European Union Delegation to Armenia and big open air concerts in all the cities with the participation of Armenian and European best artists.

The Embassies of 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.

The EU Delegation to Armenia also invites media representatives to join the Armenian tour of Europe Day, accompany the EU Ambassador and the Delegation’s team in all the cities and cover all the events. Please confirm your participation before 8 May. Three media outlets will be selected.

For media inquiries please contact Liana Khachatryan: +374 95 515671 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.  

  

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