Francophonie summit opens in Armenia's capital

Francophonie summit opens in Armenia's capital

The 17th Francophonie Summit has opened today at the Demirchyan Sports and Concert Complex in Yerevan. 

The two-day summit has brought to Yerevan delegations from 84 countries, as well as partners and observers of this international structure.

The key speakers at the event are Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, French President Emmanuel Macron as well as leaders of Madagascar, Canada and Secretary General of the Organization International of Francophonie Michael Jean, ARKA reported.

 The culmination of the Days of Francophone in Armenia will be a gala concert in Republic Square on October 12 to be given by famous singers and groups ZAZ, Melody Gardo, Angelique Chijo and DJ Folamour. The final part of the gala concert will be dedicated to the memory of French singer Charles Aznavour, who died on October 1.