News

GAIFF: DAY 1

Back 10 July 2017 11:31
GAIFF: DAY 1

The start of 14th GOLDEN APRICOT Yerevan International Film Festival is given.

The first day of the festival started with press conferences:  Speakers Karen Khazaryan, Narine Grigoryan and Samvel Tadevosyan presented THE LINE (Armenian Panorama National Competition).

On the second half of the day the non-official start – the apricot blessing ceremony took place at St. Anna Church.

The honorary stars of directors Frunze Dovlatyan, Yuri Yerznkyan and cinematoghapher Sergey Israyelyan were placed at Charles Aznavour square among other prolific masters of the Armenian Cinema.

The festival was officially launched in the evening at Moscow Cinema, followed by the Red Carpet Ceremony. Welcoming speeches were made by Harutyun Khachatryan, Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival Founding Director and Ralph Yirikian, General Manager of VivaCell- MTS- General Sponsor of the GOLDEN APRICOT IFF. Afterwards competition programs and the intentional jury boards were presented.

At the end of the ceremony KHAS-PUSH -the opening film by celebrated Armenian director Hamo Beknazaryan was screened.

Moscow Cinema
 Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation
 
Daily
 
Festival Coverage
 
 
©2004-2017 GOLDEN APRICOT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Design