Flora Martirosyan will be buried in the motherland
YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 23, ARMENPRESS. It's now certain that the civil funerals and burial of People's Artist of Armenia Flora Martirosyan will be held in Armenia. The Department of Public Relations of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia informed "Armenpress" about this. In addition it was said that the Chief Consul of the Republic of Armenia in Los Angeles Grigor Hovhannisyan informed the Ministry of Culture about this. The date of the ceremony is still to be clarified, as the procedure of all necessary documents for repatriation takes a long time in the United States of America. The Department of Public Relations of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia stated: "In accordance with the decision of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia a special committee will be created for the organization of the civil funerals and burial in Armenia after the date of reparation is made clear." As to the place of the burial the decision will be up to the aforementioned committee.
People's Artist of the Republic of Armenia Flora Martirosyan passed away in the United States of America. The cause of death was the difficulties, which arose after she was operated on for her gall-bladder. Flora Martirosyan was the founder of the International Musical School after Komitas, "Artists for Peace" Charity Organization and the initiator of the cultural movement "Never Again". Flora Martirosyan was born in Gyumri on February 5, 1957.