Headteacher RuzannaTatulyan opened the evening by introducing the keynote speaker, Prof. Ashot Melkonyan, Director of the Institute of History of the
National Academy of Sciences of Armenia
and by emphasizing his
Ambasador Gabrielyan spoke of the historic significance of the two victories and and described Prof. Melkonyan
not only as an accomplished scholar but also as a person who is in love with every single part of modern and ancient Armenia.
gave a detailed and pasionate account of the two events and aptly presented the historical and international realities in place during both events.
then answered numerous questions from the audience.
The evening was completed by screening of a film about Mount Ararat.