|Minister of Culture of Armenia|
|Born||July 18, 1938|
|Died||August 21, 2017 (aged 79)|
|Alma mater||Aghayan School, Yerevan |
Pyatigorsk Institute of Foreign Languages, Moscow
Perch Zeytuntsyan (Armenian: Պերճ Արմենակի Զեյթունցյան, July 18, 1938 – August 21, 2017) was an Egyptian-born Armenian playwright and screenwriter. He served as Minister of Culture of Armenia from 1990 to 1991.
In 1975, Zeytuntsyan became the executive secretary of the Writer’s Union of Armenia, a position he held until 1981. He went on to become the Minister of Culture in the first post-Soviet administration of the Republic of Armenia.
References[change | change source]
- "Perch Zeytuntsyan is 70. The president congratulated him". Panorama.am. July 18, 2008. Retrieved August 6, 2010.
- "Perch Zeytuntsyan: high and mighties are not touched by art". PanARMENIAN.Net. April 26, 2010. Retrieved August 6, 2010.
- Parlakian, Nishanm and Cowe, S. Peter, eds. Modern Armenian Drama: An Anthology. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. Print.