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Embassy Series: Armenia, His Excellency Grigor Hovhannissian

  • Embassy of Armenia 2225 R Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20008 United States (map)

Embassy Series: Armenia
His Excellency Grigor Hovhannissian

DATE: Thursday, June 22, 2017

TIME: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
LOCATION: Embassy of Armenia
2225 R Street NW | Washington, DC 20008

Nestled in the Caucasus mountain range, Armenia is a country with ancient roots and a rich history in music, artwork, and culture.  While enjoying periods of autonomy, Armenia has come under the sway of various empires, from Roman to Persian, Ottoman and Soviet.  In 1991 the country voted by referendum to leave the Soviet Union and to declare as an independent state, with the formal declaration of independence confirmed by the plebiscite on September 23, 1991. 

Please join the World Affairs Council - Washington, DC as His Excellency Grigor Hovhannissian, Ambassador of Armenia, opens his Embassy to the Council. Enjoy Armenian food, wine and cognac while learningmore about this beautiful and historic country.