On the event of the 60th birthday of the Turkish-Armenian editor Hrant Dink a commemoration even was held in the Yerevan school N44 named after him. Numerous guests were present at the event called «Years lived and unlived»: Hrant Dink's widow Raquel Dink, other members of the family, Turkish-Armenian singer Sipil as well as the head of the Department of General Education of the Municipality of Yerevan Gayane Soghomonyan, a member of the Council of Elders of Yerevan Astghik Gevorgyan, the head of Kanaker Zeytun district Gevorg Ghazaryan and others.
The pupils of the school welcomed the guests with the show of the portraits of Hrant Dink painted by them and with the performance of national songs and dances. The head of the Municipality Department of General Education Gayane Soghomonyan greeted the guests on behalf of Mayor Taron Margaryan mentioning the activity of Hrant Dink as the editor of the «Akos» manifesting peace as a faith. According to Raquel Dink, it was very touching to be in Yerevan on this occasion, in the school bearing Dink's name.
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