The "2016 Pan-Armenian Entertainment Awards" are to be held this coming November at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. For Armenian diaspora and the performing arts world, this will indeed be an event not to miss out on, and it's the first of its kind.
The awards ceremony will honor Armenian artists from across the world and award those in the music, film, television, media and fashion world. The event will be organized by Global Arts International in association with Pan-Armenian Media Group. Guests can expect spectacular performances from well-known artists.
The Armenian diaspora is dispersed widely throughout many countries across the globe and aim of the "2016 Pan-Armenian Entertainment Awards" is to focus on the preservation of culture and history by creating a bridge between the generations.
Davit Avetisyan, director of Pan-Armenian Television, commented on the awards ceremony, saying that it creates a platform whereby Armenia and the diaspora can connect. The unique event is to showcase musicians from popular genres, including jazz, rock, and pop from some of the most famous Armenian performers.
[caption id="attachment_2282" align="alignleft" width="300"] Lilit Hovhannisyan is one of the Armenian pop singers who will perform at the awards[/caption]
Garbis Titizian, the Founder of Global Arts International, says "Performing arts manifest within an individual, community, and nation." He hopes that the new generation will become more associated with their homeland, having spent many years outside of Armenia. Leaders within the community will be present at the awards and the production, and creative teams will pull out all the stops to ensure that the occasion is a success.
The Microsoft Theater venue is in the L.A. Live Entertainment Complex located in Los Angeles. For viewers at home, there will be broadcasts on Pan-Armenian TV in the United States, Armenia TV and Armenian Public Television in Armenia. Additional satellites will also be made available to viewers living in Europe, South America, Canada, Mexico via Pan-Armenia and H1, as well as online. Ten million viewers will be expected to tune in to watch the event around the world.