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Posted 21 August 2017 - 10:59 AM

Renowned Armenian writer and dramatist Perch Zeytuntsyan dies aged 79

Armenian playwright, dramatist and screenwriter Perch Zeytuntsyan has died today at around 5 a.m., the President of Writers' Union of Armenia (WUA) Edward Militonyan told Panorama.am.

Perch Zeytuntsyan was born on July 18, 1938, in Alexandria, Egypt. In 1948, he repatriated to Armenia. Zeytuntsyan graduated from the Pyatigorsk Institute of Foreign Languages in Russia. He went on to also graduate from the Advanced Courses for Screenwriters in Moscow. In 1956, his inaugural collection of works, His First Friend, was published. From 1966-68, Zeytuntsyan worked as a script editor at Armenfilm, and then from 1968-75 he was the chief editor at the Yerevan Studio of TV films.

Zeytuntsyan served as secretary of the Writer's Union of Armenia from 1975-86 and from 1990-91 as the acting Minister of Culture in Armenia. Perch Zeytuntsyan is the author of many plays, including Mer taghi dzaynere [Sounds of Our Neighborhood] (1959), Mezanitz heto [After Us] (1963), Parizi hamar [For Paris] (1965), Klod Robert Isrli kam xx dari legend [Claude Robert Eatherly or a Twentieth-Century Legend] (1975), Arshak Erkrord [Arshak the Second], Verjin arevagale [The Last Dawn] (1989), and Goghatsvats Dzyune [The Stolen Snow] (1995). Since their publication, many of these works have been translated into Russian, Czech, Bulgarian, Hungarian, and the languages of the Baltic Republics

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Posted 21 August 2017 - 11:00 AM

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Posted 23 August 2017 - 09:35 AM

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Society 13:34 22/08/2017 Armenia
Requiem mass in memory of Perch Zeytuntsyan to take place on August
 

By a decision of Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, a government commission was set up to organize the funeral of Honored Cultural Worker of Armenia Perch Zeytuntsyan, the press service of the Armenian ministry of culture reported.

According to the released statement, the requiem mass in memory of Zeytuntsyan will take place on August 23 from 18:00 to 20:00 at St. Hovhannes Church in Kond district of Yerevan. The funeral ceremony will be held in Chamber Music House on August 24 from 12:00 to 13:30.

To remind, Armenian playwright, dramatist and screenwriter Perch Zeytuntsyan died on Monday at around 5 a.m.

Earlier, President Sargsyan expressed deep condolences to the well-known intellectual’s family, relatives, colleagues and numerous admirers of his creative activities.

“Great is Perch Zeytuntsyan’s role in the development of the Armenian prose. He made a valuable contribution in terms of bringing a breath of fresh air to the Armenian dramatic art and enriching our theatrical life. Perch Zeytuntsyan’s talent of a publicist was manifested in a new and special way during our modern-day national revival,” the President’s message reads.

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Posted 24 August 2017 - 04:31 PM

He'll be missed~We won't forget you Baron Perch```

 

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Edited by onjig, 24 August 2017 - 04:33 PM.





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