Armenian National Committee of Australia Gala Banquet


SYDNEY: The Armenian National Committee of Australia (ANC-AU) has announced that its 2019 Annual Gala Banquet will be held on Saturday, 30th November at the Hilton Sydney.

“This is the event where attendees reflect and celebrate the Armenian-Australian community’s collective public affairs achievements over the past year,” said ANC-AU Executive Director, Haig Kayserian. “It is also an opportunity for our community to show appreciation for the efforts of prominent people promoting Armenian issues in Australian public life.”

This celebratory evening will host international guests, as well as honourees from Australian public life. It will also involve an array of entertainment acts.

The distinguished Armenian National Committee Freedom Award will be presented – with past recipients from around the world including U.S. Senator Robert Manendez, Film Director Terry George, German politician Cem Ozdemir, Australian Parliamentarian Joe Hockey, Armenian Studies pioneer Professor Richard Hovanissian, The Uniting Church in Australia, musician Serj Tankian and author Chris Bohjalian, among others.

ANC-AU will also reveal the 2019 recipient of the prestigious ANC-AU Armenian-Australian Community’s Friend of the Year award. Past recipients of this honour include Joe Hockey, Joel Fitzgibbon, Trent Zimmerman, Bob Carr, John Alexander, Gladys Berejiklian, Phillip Adams, Jonathan O’Dea, Walt Secord, Paul Fletcher, Michael Atkinson and Professor Colin Tatz, among others.

Further details around guests will be released in due course.

For information, or to get in quick and book your table, contact or call (02) 9419 8264.