The Armenians of greater Oslo area gathered to celebrate Armenia’s Republic Day and observe a divine liturgy in a church in the city of Asker near Oslo on May 29.
The organizers from the Armenian Cultural Association of Norway had the opening remarks followed by a divine liturgy by Rev. Father Sarkis Melkonian.
At the end of the day Rev. Fr. Sargis Melikian called for a consultative meeting to discuss the issues of establishment and registration of the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church and the Church Council in Norway. Issues related to registration, formation, administration and governing as well as membership of the two bodies were discussed. Volunteers were elected to help implement further projects and activities of the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church in Norway.