Yerevan celebrating its 2801st anniversarycelebrating its 2801st anniversary

“Erebuni-Yerevan 2801” celebrations will kick off in Armenia on October 19 under the slogan of “Yerevan in my heart”. This year the city day is going to be marked in all administrative districts. On October 19 the events start from 13:00.

The official part of “Erebuni-Yerevan 2801” celebration and the gala-concert are to be held at the National Academic theatre of Opera and ballet after A. Spendiaryan. The National Academic Choir of Armenia headed by Hovhannes Chekidjyan and the State Symphonic Orchestra of Armenia are to perform on stage.

The main events of “Erebuni-Yerevan 2801” celebration start in the evening of October 19. From 19:00 till 22:00 music of various styles and genres can be listened to in the administrative districts. At 22:00 the festive firework will light the night sky of Yerevan.

To note, The history of Yerevan dates back to the 8th century BC, with the founding of the fortress of Erebuni in 782 BC by king Argishti I at the western extreme of the Ararat plain.

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