YEREVAN, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Chinese art group "Hansheng" held a concert in the Armenian State Theater of Musical Comedy here on Saturday.
Armenian government officials, including deputy Minister of Culture Arthur Poghosyan and deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Manasarian, and Chinese Ambassador to Armenia Tian Changchun attended the concert, which is part of a bilateral cultural exchange program called The Days of Chinese Culture.
The Chinese group performed Chinese songs accompanied by traditional Chinese musical instruments as well as traditional dances.
"The event was organized at a very high level. It means a lot for the Armenian society in case of getting acknowledged with Chinese art. China is a country of old and rich culture. It was a great please to be at this performance," said Eduard Hovsepyan, a spectator.
The group "Hansheng" will have two other concerts on October 28 in Gyumri, the second largest city of Armenia, and on October 30 again in Yerevan. The Days of Chinese Culture will last till October 31. Also, an art exhibition will be opened at National Art Gallery on October 30.
The Days of Armenian Culture series were held in China last year, following an agreement between Armenian and Chinese culture ministries.