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St. Petersburg cultural program in Yerevan

On October 1 a photo exhibition was opened in K. Demirchyan museum. The action was held within the framework of St. Petersburg cultural program dedicated to Yerevan's 2800th anniversary. The exhibition was entitled "St. Petersburg: the poetic reality" and comprised 54 works of the renowned St. Petersburg photographer Emil Kahn. The aim of the project was to introduce to the visitors the unique architectural image of St. Petersburg reflected in the works of famous architects. For those who had been to St. Petersburg the exhibition evoked nostalgic memories about the majestic beauty of Northern Palmyra. While for those who had never been to the city on Neva river this was a beautiful photographic illusion and an invitation to visit of the most wonderful cities of the world.
At the opening ceremony the curator of the project Tatyana Larina presented to K. Demirchyan museum the photo of the building of the R&D institute in Leningrad where K.Demirchyan worked during the years 1954-1955 after
graduating from the Yerevan Polytechnical Institute.