Hrachuhi A. Jinanyan, Honorary Citizen of Yerevan, People's Artist of the Armenian SSR, TV announcer and beloved actress died after a long illness at the age of 91.
Hrachuhi Jinanyan was born in Kostandnupolis in November 1919. In 1925, she immigrated to the Soviet Armenia. In 1936-41, she studied in the Faculty of Philology atYerevan State University. Since 1941, she had been working in the Public Radio of Armenia as an announcer, later as an editor and director.
Since the inauguration of Yerevan State Institute of Theatrical Arts in 2002, Hrachuhi Jinanyan had been engaged in educational activity and headed one of the chairs of the Institute. The actress received numerous commendations and state awards.
By a decision of Prime Minister Tigram Sargsyan, a funeral committee led by Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosyan has been established in connection with Hrachuhi Jinanyan's death.