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Memorial statue of "Book of Lamentations" in the heart of Yerevan

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"Renaissance" cultural and intellectual foundation announces a sculpting competition, dedicated to the poem "Book of Lamentations" by Saint Gregory of Narek. The participant sculptors can be from Armenia, as well as from other countries in the world. The memorial statue will be located in the very heart of the capital: in the adjacent area of Katoghike Holy Mother of God Church and the newly built Saint Anna church, and will become a unique combination of freedom, spiritual and secular worlds.

ST. GRIGOR NAREKATSI (Gregory of Narek) (circa 947 - 1003) - Armenian poet, exegete, musician, celebrated saint of the Armenian Apostolic Church, the youngest son of Bishop Khosrow Andzevatsi. Supposedly, he was either born in the village of Narek (in the province of Vaspurakan of the Rshtunik region), or in the region of Andzevatsik.

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