George Clooney arrives in Armenia

George Clooney arrives in Armenia

PanARMENIAN.Net - World-famous actor, director and producer George Clooney arrived in Armenia on Friday, April 22 to attend the inaugural Aurora Prize event in Yerevan.

Meeting him at the airport was Aurora Prize co-founder, philanthropist and entrepreneur Ruben Vardanian.

The award ceremony will be held on Sunday.

Earlier, renowned singer Charles Aznavour also arrived in Yerevan to participate in the event.

The prize was created by three prominent philanthropists of Armenian descent Vartan Gregorian, Noubar Afeyan and Ruben Vardanyan.

On behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors, an Aurora Prize Laureate will be honored each year with a $100,000 grant as well as the unique opportunity to continue the cycle of giving by nominating organizations that inspired their work for a $1,000,000 award. Recipients will be recognized for the exceptional impact their actions have made on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes.

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