Thursday, 27 November 2008

Armenia: Rock bands join NGOs to mark World AIDS Day 2008 in Yerevan

*via PINK Armenia

PINK Armenia, Women's Resource Center, Real World Real People, Red Cross Armenia with Youth cultural organisation and other NGOs are organising the World AIDS Day event in Yerevan.

On December 1st, at 4pm there will be a World AIDS Day march from around the Vardan Mamikonyan statue till Republic Square. Then the marchers will head off towards the Avantgarde Folk Music Club (Pushkin street 3a) for the main event at 5pm, which includes punk underground rock concert (PINCET, INAD, LSD), presentations and films. During the event, information materials on HIV and condoms will be distributed.

Public Radio of Armenia will broadcast a special program on HIV awareness issues, including interviews with NGO representatives.