Armenian Government vs. British Artist

Kornelij Glas, Theartbox and Ogostos join the earlier discussion started by the Blogrel  about the recent scandal which has caused heated debate in the Armenia society about values of freedom of expression, respect towards the Armenian flag and the adequacy of the reaction by the Armenian ministry of culture to the performance staged by the British dance artist Nigel Charnock, who, as part of his performance in Armenia organized in sign of friendship between the British and Armenian people has danced on top of the British and Armenian flags and as a result was srticly condemned by the RA Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosian for, as the Minister has formulated, disrespect to the national symbol of Armenia.

Artur Papyan

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