President paid tribute to the memory of the renowned artist in Stepanavan: Sos Sargsyan was not only a great artist but also a great citizen
President Armen Sarkissian, who is in Lori marz on a working visit, was welcomed in Stepanavan with bread and salt, performance of the brass orchestra, singing and dancing.
President Sarkissian had a warm and candid conversation with the residents of Stepanavan. At the park adjacent to the street named after Sos Sargsyan, the President of Armenia laid flowers at the memorial of the RA and USSR People’s Artist, renowned artist Sos Sargsyan and paid tribute to the memory of the famous artist of movies and theater.
The memorial in the native town of the cultural and public figure, who played multiple brilliant roles, was installed in 2014. The author of the monument is the architect David Minassian. Responding to the questions of the journalists, President Sarkissian said that was lucky to know Sos Sargsyan personally. “I pay tribute to a man who was not only a great artist, actor but also a great citizen who thought incessantly of his country and its future,” the President of Armenia said.