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On Sunday, September 28, 2008, over one thousand individuals gathered in Yerevan, Armenia's Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall to watch the presentation of AGBU's highly anticipated educational resource, the AGBU Armenian Virtual College (AVC), which is slated to open for public in 26 January 2009. The AVC presentation was attended by various high-ranking members of the Armenian government, including Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan,
Education and Science Minister Spartak Seyranian, Culture Minister Hasmik Poghossian, AGBU President Berge Setrakian, and various AGBU donors, including London-based Armenian benefactor Vatche Manoukian, American-Armenian philanthropist Albert Boyadjian, and members of the AGBU Central Board Vasken Yacoubian and Ruben Keshishian. The event was also attended by a host of local Armenian intellectuals and academics with a particular interest in scientific and educational innovation. The AVC presentation was jointly organized by AGBU and Public Television of Armenia and the event was hosted by commentator and spokesman Artak Alexanian. During various breaks in the evening's presentation, audience members were treated to performances by various renowned Armenian pop stars, including Lilit Pipoyan, Arsen Grikorian, Hayko, Shushan Petrossian and the Empiray rock group.