Azad Or Daily - The presentation of the book by Yorghos Polyrakis I PROMISE I WON'T FORGET, dedicated to the Armenian Genocide, was organized by the Executive Board of Gh. Sarian Chapter of Hamazkayin Thessaloniki, in cooperation with the well-known IANOS bookstore. It took place on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at the IANOS bookstore, in the presence of the community’s pastor, representatives of unions, institutions and national structures and a large crowd of Greek and Armenian book lovers.
Marie Kurkjian, on behalf of Gh. Sarian Chapter’s Board, read some excerpts from the book, after which the renowned writer from Kathimerini Newspaper Iota Mirziot and Nadia Bektashian from the Armenian community of Thessaloniki presented the book I PROMISE I WON'T FORGET.
At the end, the author of the book, Yorghos Polyrakis, expressed his heartfelt gratitude to everybody, and particularly to the Armenian community of Thessalonica. There were high appraisals, as well as questions about the book. During the event, Maria Spiridonidou charmed the audience with her sweet voice, performing songs in Armenian and in Greek.
At the end, the author signed the books for the audience, and the Executive Board of Gh. Sarian Chapter of Hamazkayin Thessaloniki hosted a proper dinner party for the guests at Erebuni restaurant.