2018 Spring Conferment of Decoration: Charles Aznavour

Embassy of Japan 
Press Release 

     On April 29, 2018, (Japan Time), the Government of Japan announced the foreign recipients of the 2018 Spring Imperial Decorations. The singer Charles Aznavour is among this year’s foreign recipients and, in recognition of his contributions to the development of music in Japan and strengthening the relations and friendship between Japan and France, he received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette.
      Mr. Aznavour, who also serves as the Ambassador of Armenia to Switzerland, conducts musical activities in overseas including Japan enthusiastically. The Embassy of Japan in Armenia extends sincere congratulations on his receipt of the decoration.