06, 2016

President Serzh Sargsyan sent a letter of condolences on passing of Ophelia Hambardzumian

President Serzh Sargsyan sent today a letter of condolences to the families of Hambardzumians and Hovhannissians on passing of the RA People’s Artist, unmatched performer of the Armenian folk songs Ophelia Hambardzumian.

“A great devotee and master of the folk singing art, the bearer and interpreter of our nation’s aspirations and emotional experiences, Ophelia Hambardzumian throughout her long and vivacious artistic life elevated the Armenian song to new heights.

Her performances, which were popularly acclaimed for decades, were admired and became inspirational for the audiences here at home and gave strength and tenacity for staying Armenians for our compatriots in Spyurk.

I express deep condolences to the family of the great performer, friends and thousands of her fans,” reads the letter of condolences of the President of Armenia.


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