The concert of Nare Choir with its entire composition of elders and youth

To mark the 20th anniversary of of the Armenian Spiritual Music Center, the Choir Nare performed in Chamber Music House. The two-gender choir is functioning since 2015 by the initiative of the Artistic Director and conductor Narine Davtyan. The Choir consists of two staff - the elders and the youth: this concert was remarkable with having both groups perform together.

Home Blessing Ceremony at the Department of Theology of Yerevan State University

On January 10, by the initiative and request of YSU students the Dean of the Department of Theology Bishop Anushavan Zhamkochyan offered a Home blessing ceremony in the building of the University. 

Chamber works of Tigran Mansuryan on the 80th birthday of Maestro

On January 30, at the jubilee concert organized on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of Tigran Mansuryan, the chamber works of Maestro were played in the House-Museum Aram Khachaturian. 


New publication of Matenadaran on the Armenian Catholicos’ Reign during XI-XII century

The monograph of Vahe Torosyan, Candidate of Historical Sciences and scientific secretary of Matenadaran, titled "Armenian Catholicos’ Reign from mid XI century to the beginning of the XII century" was published. It is mainly focused on Grigor Vkayaser Catholicos. 

The frescoes of the Mother Cathedral undergo laboratory analysis

The frescoes of the walls of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin continue  to undergo research and restoration. The specialists believer that over the course of renovation more frescoes will be discovered.


14th International Aram Khachaturian Festival was finalized

The 14th Aram Khachaturian International Competition has been finalized, and the names of prise winners are known.

First Concert of Nuri Band

On February 1, Nuri Band gave its  very first concert at Cafesjian Art Center.


Rose feast to the memory of Sayat-Nova

This year too, the park of Conservatory was filled with roses and songs. It’s been 10 years now that Sayat-Nova Cultural Center celebrated the Rose Feast by the initiative of Merited Artist of Armenia Tovmas Poghosyan. The feast is devoted to the memory of Sayat-Nova. 

The Prime Minister of Armenia met the art community

On November 28, the The Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan met representatives of art community in Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall. The Government should not interfere with the content of culture, but rather ensure ongoing communication of people with art. The is was the PM's position as a whole,

At the backyard of Hayrik Muradyan

113th anniversary of Hayrik Muradyan - the collector of folk songs, was celebrated in the backyard of his house. 

The music ensembles of the Blind People's Union celebrated the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia

Despite the issues the Union experiences, the Blind People’s Union gave a concert on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia showcasing rich variety of folk and patriotic songs. The Choir and the orchestra performed compositions of Komitas, Armen Tigranyan, Barsegh Kanachyan, Ashugh Sheram, Artemi Ayvazyan and Khachatur Avetisyan.

Summer Education Program of the National Gallery kicked off

From June, the National Gallery of Armenia launched a summer education program designed for preschool and primary school children.