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Open air opera

The National Opera and Ballet Theater of Armenia presented three outdoor performances, featuring Armen Tigranyan's "Anoush" and Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata" operas at Yerevan's Tumo Park.

The project culminated in an Opera gala concert that included both Armenian and international stars, specially invited for the occasion. The lineup featured Veronika Jioyeva, Anahit Mkhitaryan, Karina Flores, Margarita Gritskova, Azamat Zheltrguzov, Todd Boyce, Hovhannes Ayvazyan, Davit Babayants, Gosh Sargsyan, Hayk Tigranyan, Monica Evelyn Liiv, and Gayane Babajanyan. The conductor for this remarkable event was Fabio Mastrangelo.



Hrazdan Sport Stadium was built in the Hrazdan Gorge.


A wealthy Erivan resident, Khodja Grigor, installed a supply of spring water from the upper parts of the Getar River to the Old District (nowadays, the center of Abovyan Street). Vardapet Hovhannes allocated money to construct a stone bridge over the Getar River. Khodja Panos started the construction of St. Zoravar in the place of the dilapidated Anania Chapel.