The Hamazkayin Kasbar Ipegian Theater Company executive board organized a memorial evening on the fortieth day of the death of Ara Ardzruni, the public intellectual and playwright, on December 9, 2018, at the Hamazkayin Levon Shant Center K and H. Armenian Hall.
The celibate priest Hovagim Panjarjian attended on behalf of Catholicos Aram I. Rev. Hagop Bzdigian attended on behalf of Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, Prelate. Also present were relatives and friends of the deceased, representatives of the Central and Regional Executive Boards of Hamazkayin.
The evening’s opening words came from the theater company executive board’s chairperson Mardig Demirjian. He said that Ara Ardzruni and the theater company had, of late, developed a close working relationship.
Additional speakers of the evening were Garo Hovhannesian and Archbishop Varuzhan Hergelian.