Catholicosate of Cilicia
Antelias - Lebanon
Under the auspices of His Holiness Aram I, the 38th Pan-Armenian Book Fair was formally opened on Sunday, November 19, 2017, in Antelias.
After welcoming remarks, His Holiness Aram I said that on this occasion he has written a poem dedicated to Armenian book entitled “Luys Desav,” meaning it came to life/is published; a term used in Armenian to announce the release of new books. The poem was read by Fr. Vache Balekjian and Fr. Bsag Tepirjian.
During the ceremony the “Armash” choir of the Seminary performed a number of songs. The ceremony was concluded with “Cilicia” anthem.