Romania’s European Capital of Culture in 2007, Sibiu is not only an important cultural center of Romania, but one of the most beautiful cities in the country.
The Alexander Spendiaryan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater is located in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. It takes its name in honor of Alexander Spendiaryan, an Armenian composer who wrote the opera Almast. This opera was the first one that was performed at the complex. The facility did not take on this name until 1938, five years following its official opening.