National tribute for deceased Charles Aznavour

Tomorrow morning there will be a national tribute in place for Charles Aznavour. The homage to the deceased French-Armenian singer will take place at Les Invalides in Paris. Some 200 personalities will be present, including also the Armenian prime minister Nikol Pachinian.

Aznavour, one of the last giants of French chanson, died Monday. The French-Armenian singer was 94. Several politicians had expressed the wish to honor him with a national tribute. The French president Emmanuel Macron during the ceremony a speech. At his side will be the Armenian premier Pachinian.

The ceremony starts tomorrow morning, and on the coffin of Aznavour will be a French flag. All former French presidents will sign as present, also numerous politicians and official representatives of the French Chamber and Senate, and also representatives of the Armenian community are present.

The entire ceremony is broadcast live by several tv channels, including France 2, franceinfo canal 27, BFMTV, LCI and CNews. The public is also invited and the tribute track to the entrance of Les Invalides, Place Vauban.

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