Armenia President takes part in international music festival in Cannes

Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan, who is on a working visit to France, attended the opening ceremony of world-famous Midem 2015 international music festival at Film Festival Palace.

The president walked round the festival pavilions, visiting the pavilion of Armenia, which is the Country of Honour this year. He also visited the pavilions of Germany and France.

Afterwards Serzh Sargsyan headed to Place of Armenia in Cannes. Together with Mayor of Cannes David Lisnard and other officials invited to the ceremony, as well as representatives of the French-Armenian community, Sargsyan paid tribute to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims and those Armenians who died in the name of France. Armenia’s President and Mayor of Cannes laid wreaths at the monument eternalizing the memory of the victims.