Armenian artists have been awarded with French state prize
Honored musician and leader of the “Sipan-Komitas” Choir Garbis Aprician and actor Simon Apcarian were awarded with the French “Commander of Art and Writing” medal.
Garbis Aprician has made a great contribution to making the works of Komitas, Barsegh Kanachian and Gourgen Alemshah known to different nationalities in Europe.
Actor Simon Apcarian won three prestigious French “Moliere” theatrical awards last year. He co-founded the “T.E.R.A.” theater in Paris with his wife, Catherine Schaup, in 1993. He has staged classical and modern performances. In 2001, he was awarded with the prize for the “Monster on the Moon” play.