12, 2021

President Armen Sarkissian and Mrs. Nouneh Sarkissian attended the exhibition "One Day in Pompeii" at the National Gallery of Armenia

On December 5, President Armen Sarkissian and his wife Nouneh Sarkissian visited the National Gallery of Armenia to see the exhibition "A Day in Pompeii."

Organized in cooperation with the National Gallery of Armenia, the Italian Embassy in Armenia, and the Pompeii Archaeological Reserve, and will operate until January 16, 2022.

President Armen Sarkissian and Mrs. Nouneh Sarkissian, accompanied by the Ambassador of Italy to Armenia Alfonso Di Riso, toured the exhibition halls and got acquainted with the archaeological exhibits of the ancient Roman city.

Among them are household objects representing the way of life and everyday activities of the Roman city destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in the first century AD, marble and bronze figurines, gold and silver jewellery, fragments of frescoes and other unique exhibits.

After the cultural tour, President Sarkissian discussed with the Ambassador of Italy the issues of continuing joint cultural programs with the Office of the President of the Republic.


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