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Yerevan hosted 2009 State Award Ceremony

PanARMENIAN.Net - The 2009 State Culture Award Ceremony was held in the presidential residence on January 21.

The literature award was bestowed on Vahagn Grigoryan for his "River of Time" novel. Music award was handed to Yervand Yerkanyan for his "Chronicon".

Architecture awards were given to a group of architects (Stepan Nazaryan, Levon Christaphoryan. Hayk Ayvazyan, Vahandukht Yegheryan, Grima Hovsepyan, Albert Hayrapetyan and Grigor Azizyan) for projecting the new administrative building of Armenia's Defense Ministry.

The authors of "History of Armenian Art" catalogue (Ararat Aghasaryan, Murad Asatryan, Vigen Ghazaryan and Hravard Hakobyan) also received state awards.
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