{source}<iframe width="350"height="200"src="http://www.youtube.ru/embed" />

AGBU ARMENIA ORGANIZES “BRIDGE” CHARITY EXHIBITION AND SALE OF PAINTINGS BY ZULUM AND MUSHEGH GRIGORYANS

 

 

Over the past three years, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) has supported Syrian-Armenians who have found themselves in difficult circumstances. Since the beginning of the Civil War in Syria, AGBU has been among the first organizations lening a helping a hand to our compatriots in Syria, Lebanon and Armenia. During this time, the AGBU has contributed over 2.5 million US dollars to Syrian-Armenian relief programs. On October 22nd, 2015, as part of its Syrian-Armenian relief programs, AGBU organized a charity exhibition and sale of works by RA national artist and painter Zulum Grigoryan and his son painter Mushegh Grigoryan. The 85 years-old painter and his son, also a painter, presented over 57 works to art lovers in Yerevan. All proceeds from the exhibition and sale entitled “Bridge” went to AGBU’s relief efforts in support of Syrian-Armenians. “The idea had come to me a long time ago. I was in two minds about which organization to collaborate with and a friend referred me to the Armenian General Benevolent Union. I spoke with then and was very pleased that our discussions ended with this type of cooperation.

To read the whole article, please click here.