Press Conference: Ghazir Rug woven by Armenian orphans
November 13, 12:00

The White House decided to block the Smithsonian exhibit of Ghazir Rug woven by Armenian orphans in the 1920s initially planned for December 16, 2013.

On November 13, 12:00 PM  the Media Center hosted a press conference held by Levon Der Bedrossian, Vice President of the Armenian Rugs Society (California, USA) and Ara Ghazarians, curator of Armenian Cultural Foundation (Arlington, USA). The speakers focused on the Ghazir Rug woven by Armenian orphans in the 1920s and the White House’s refusal to loan it out to exhibit.

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