May 19, 2009 - 00:37 AMTPanARMENIAN.Net
- Armenian Bulgarian Writer Sevda Sevan
died on May 17. She whole-heartedly loved Armenia and Artsakh and was a devoted daughter of her people. Her works became indispensable part of the Armenian literature, reminding of the tragedy and resurrection of the Armenian nation. These were the words in the letter condolence, the Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan sent to Sevda Sevan's family.
Sevda Sevan was one of the prominent figures of Armenian Diaspora in contemporary literature. Her works are filled with great pain which is in hearts of thousands Armenians, went through the Genocide and deprived of their Motherland. With the help of literature and with the power of written words she sought to protect the humanity from repeating similar crimes.
Sevda Sevan was a devoted daughter of Armenia, and her works will eternally remind us of the tragedy and resurrection of the Armenian nation, says the letter of RA president.
Sevda Sevan (Fransuhi Kevork Bahchedzhian) was born in 1945. Graduating from the philological department of the Sophia University and becoming PhD in history, Sevda Sevan became the editor of the cultural section of the "Youth" magazine from 1974, then in 1992 she headed the Armenian Charitable Society. Author of "Rodosto, Rodosto", "Somewhere on Balkans", between 1999 and 2005 she became Armenian Ambassador to Bulgaria.