Ambassador Richard Mills, Jr. Remarks at Embassy July 4th Celebration

Barev dzez!  Thank you to the Hover Choir for that beautiful rendition of our national anthems. Foreign Minister Mnatsakanyan and other Ministers present, members of the Diplomatic Corps, members of the Armenian government, partners, and friends.  Welcome! America’s Founding Fathers 242 years ago, feeling their rights were not respected, risked their lives to throw off ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy to bring zydeco music to Yerevan’s Cascade for public concert July 4th

This year, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan is celebrating U.S. Independence Day with a free, open-air concert at the Cafesjian Sculpture Garden on July 4th at 20:00 featuring the lively, unique sounds of Dwayne Dopsie and The Zydeco Hellraisers. Zydeco is a type of music that evolved in the bayous of Louisiana, as the French ... Read More»

The United States of America Celebrates Independence Day

Yerevan, Armenia – On July 3, the U.S. Embassy celebrated the 242nd anniversary of the independence of the United States at the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan with a summer evening of zydeco music, food, and fireworks.  During the event, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr. and guest of honor Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanian praised ... Read More»

Remarks at Embassy Yerevan’s Independence Day Celebration

Mr. Prime Minister, other members of the Cabinet, distinguished guests, and dear friends: thank you for joining us tonight as we celebrate the 241st anniversary of the independence of the United States of America. With this summer evening of jazz, food, and fireworks, we hope to recreate and share with you, right here in this ... Read More»

U.S. Independence Day Remarks by Ambassador Marie L. Yovanovitch

Chairman Abrahamian, Friends: Thank you for joining us to celebrate the birthday of the United States of America. July 4th is not for a few weeks, but the legacy of America’s independence is worth celebrating every day of the year. On Independence Day, Americans reconnect with family, friends and community, remember our history, and renew our ... Read More»
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