|THE 90TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF SOKRAT KHANYAN WAS CELEBRATED IN STEPANAKERT|
On January 22, 2020 an event dedicated to the 90th birth anniversary and 70th anniversary of the literary and scientific-pedagogical activities of Sokrat Khanyan, poet, translator, doctor of philological sciences, professor, honored worker of science of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic was held at the Palace of Culture and Youth of Stepanakert.
Congratulatory speeches were made by Ashot Ghulyan, Chairman of the National Assembly, Narine Aghabalyan, Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Lernik Hovhannisyan, Minister of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism and ASU Rector Armen Sargsyan.
Reports were made by ASU Professor Anahit Atayan, Donara Gabrielyan, Rector of Mesrop Mashtots University, Vano Yeghiazaryan, PhD in Philology, Professor of Vanadzor State University, Karine Alaverdyan, philologist, theatricologist and S. Khanyan's son Hamlet Khanyan.
By the order of ASU Rector Sokrat Khanyan, doctor of philological sciences, professor, honored worker of science of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic was awarded the title of honored professor of Artsakh State University.