Concert and the opening of Khatchkars at the Museum of the Bible
On March 7th, a concert titled “Between The Four Rivers” took place at the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C. Prior to the concert two Khatchkars and the model of the Tatev Monastery Complex, which just have arrived from Armenia, were displayed to the public.
At the opening of the concert, the Ambassador of Armenia to the United States Mr. Varujan Nersessyan announced about the lunching of the exhibit of the ancient Armenian Manuscripts and other artifacts at the Museum of the Bible. The Exhibit titled “The Breath of God – Armenia and the Bible” will take place from September 2021 through April of 2022.
The ambassador also mentioned that the replica of the Momik’s Noravank Khatchkar from 1308 AD was made possible through the efforts of the Embassy and St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church of Washington, DC. The beautiful Khatchkar was carved by master- sculpture Ruben Nalbandyan and donated to the Museum of the Bible on behalf of the people of Armenia. Both Khatchkars and the model of Tatev Monastery will be permanently displayed the Museum of the Bible.