Catholicosate of Cilicia
Antelias - Lebanon
Upon the invitation of the Hamazkayin Educational and Cultural Association, the Choir of St. Vartanantz Church came to Lebanon to give a number of concerts. On Sunday 5 October 2014, they sang the Holy Liturgy at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias.
After the Liturgy, the choir attended the opening ceremony of the 85th Scholastic Year of the Seminary, after which His Holiness Aram I honored Deacon Adroushan Haladjian with the insignia of St. Mesrob Mashdotz for his long service to the Church and valuable contribution to Armenian music.
At the end of the ceremony, His Holiness Aram I hosted the choir and its President, V. Rev. Tatoul Anoushian, for lunch.