“[And] In an interview with us, Gavar Children’s Home Director Nikolay Nalbandyan did not deny the news. [But] He added that not only girls, but also boys [and] representatives from the Labor and Social Affairs Ministry and the Children’s Home’s headship [likewise] are included in the group that will go.
In his words, ‘this is a cultural and a recreational event. Children over the ages of twelve will head [to
The Director confessed that the news received a wide resonance, that there were people who had called 1-02 [Police hotline], and even people from the Police had come to check the data and the lists of the children who will go.
Nalbandian assured that the invitation was from the [Armenian] Patriarchate of Constantinople, with funding by an Armenian-Swedish organization.
‘Is it bad that thirty children will travel around Western Armenia—
Also, he said that in the previous years they took Gavar’s children to
‘It is the Armenian [Deputy] Patriarch [of