The welcome speech was given by Ms. Lola Beuyukian, who briefly presented Tokatlian's biography. She said that bronze is used in Tokatlian's creations as a means of expressing the artist's emotions and experiences. She added that his works have been exhibited at numerous international art galleries.
Next, Mr. HagopHavatian, director of the Hamazkayin Lucy Tutunjian Art Gallery, took the floor. He noted that Tokatlian, with his unique style and artwork, brings honor to Lebanon and the Armenian people.
The next speaker was Mark Dickinson, who said that Tokatlian relays messages of peace and hope through his works.
The exhibition runs until 21 May 2012, every day from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.