by Marianna Mkrtchyan
The 204th anniversary of Argentina's 25 May 1810 revolution has been commemorated in Yerevan.
Argentina's Ambassador to Armenia Mr. Diego Ernesto Alvarez Rivera touched on the history of the May Revolution and its importance to Argentina. The diplomat also spoke of the high-level Armenian-Argentine relations and pointed out they are based on the two nations' friendship.
High-ranking officials, members of diplomatic missions, representatives of international and national organizations, entrepreneurs, artists, men of culture, mass media, as well as representatives of the Argentinean community of Armenia attended the event.
Argentine tango was performed during the event.
May 25 is a national day in Argentina, known as First Patriotic Government, with the character of a public holiday. The public holiday is set by law 21.329 and is always celebrated on May 25, regardless of the day of the week.