President Vahagn Khachaturyan attended the solemn opening ceremony of STARMUS VI festival
This evening, President Vahagn Khachaturyan attended the solemn opening ceremony of STARMUS VI science and art international festival at the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concert Complex in Yerevan.
The festival held in Armenia is entitled as "STARMUS VI. “50 Years on Mars" and is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the first landing of the "Mars 3" space station on Mars.
Within the framework of STARMUS VI festival, world-famous astronauts, Nobel Prize laureates, internationally prominent artists and scientists visited Armenia.
STARMUS was solemnly opened by the co-founder of the festival, astrophysicist Garik Israelyan. RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan gave a welcome speech.
In the framework of the festival, the Sonic Universe concert program was played, and the awarding ceremony of Stephen Hawking's medal was held, which was received by Brian May, the guitarist of the legendary Queen band and co-founder of STARMUS.