Armenia Celebrates the World Choral Day for the Fourth Time
It is already the fourth consecutive year the Armenian Little Singers' International Association has organized a concert in Armenia, dedicated to the World Choral Day. The World Choral Day has been celebrated in the whole world since 1990 involving hundreds and thousands of choirs from 150 countries.

This year the World Choral Day will be celebrated in Armenia on December 6 within the framework of which the choirs of Shirak, Vayots Dzor and Syunik, as well as Artsakh will perform in regional centers, and the best 11 national, children’s and amateur choirs will perform at Aram Khachaturian big concert hall at 14:00.

“This year some marzes have joined us, and I am sure that in some years all the regions in Armenia will join. We want many singers and choirs to appear under the name “Armenia”. Tomorrow at Aram Khachaturian big concert hall 11 choirs will perform including new choirs. This year we are going to make something like a debut and present a male choir formed a year ago,” said Tigran Hekekyan, principal conductor of the “Little Singers of Armenia” choir at the Media Center hosted the press-conference.

Gayane Baghdasaryan, the president of Armenian Choral Conductors’ Association, Raffi Mikaelian, the choir master of Paros Chamber Choir, Tigran Hekekyan, principal conductor of the “Little Singers of Armenia” choir, Armine Ghazaryan, representative of Modern Art and Folk Art Department of the RA Ministry of Culture,  and Aram Gyurjyan, the Deputy Head of the Department of Modern Art of the RA Ministry of Culture participated in the press conference.

The representative of Modern Art and Folk Art Department of the RA Ministry of Culture Armine Ghazaryan said that the choral art is a popular art.

“And Armenian people, following Komitas’s precept, keep developing this art. These steps are of national and strategic importance, especially on behalf of the RA Ministry of Culture. By virtue of our devoted conductors, our choirs are widely active not only in Armenia but also beyond its borders”, said Armine Ghazaryan.

She added that every year some steps are taken to develop the choral art and this year there is some progress concerning the applicants.

“This is the second consecutive year we have taken part in this celebration and everybody from school choirs to professionals sing together equally. There is nothing more pleasant than that. And our choir members with disabilities also take part and feel themselves full members of our society. This is another step that we all are on one stage and sing together. I dream about the day when we’ll fill not only Aram Khachaturian concert hall but also the stadiums like the Baltic Countries do and will sing in thousand voices,” said the choir master of Paros Chamber Choir Raffi Mikaelian.

Tigran Hekekyan mentioned that the World Choral Day has the intention to promote young conductors.

“The choral art is a uniting art, and in this regard, such a cultural bridge between the regions and the capital is quite a good occasion to make that bridge together through joint activities,” said Aram Gyurjyan, Deputy Head of the Department of Modern Art of the RA Ministry of Culture.


Print Friendly and PDF
More Press Releases
“Environmental Disaster in Lori: The Consequences of Akhtala Mountain Enrich Combinat”
The media regularly reportes that the old mine dumps of Akhtala Mountain Enrich Combinat, situated between Chochkan and Mets Ayrum communities in Lori region, poses a danger to the environment and the population.
“The 4th President of Armenia: a Ceremonial Position or a Weighty Political Figure?”
On March 2, 2018, the RA National Assembly will elect the 4th President of Armenia. On January 18, Armen Sargsyan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, was nominated as the candidate for the presidency of the Republic of Armenia during the meeting of the executive body of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA).
“Does the State Refuse its Obligations? Donation Call by the RA Minister of Defense for the Treatment of the Military Serviceman”
On January 13, RA Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan posted on his Facebook page about the treatment expenses of military serviceman Albert Dallakyan, who was wounded as a result of violating the rules for safe handling with a weapon by the platoon commander. The minister urged to donate for surgery of the wounded soldier abroad. The required amount is 46,000 USD.
“Report on Violations of Conscripts’ Rights during the Conscriptions in 2016-2017”
The most urgent issue for conscripts involves the health issues and medical conclusions during conscriptions. In 2016-2017, 50 out of 59 applications filed by the Helsinki Citizens' Assembly-Vanadzor Office referred to the health issues of conscripts.
“Is Forgiving Heads of Communities a Recovery of Local Self - Government System or Promotion of Corruption? Response to Serj Sargsyan’s Speech”
On December 9, 2017, during the meeting dedicated to local self-government and territorial administration bodies RA President Serzh Sargsyan stated in particular:
Follow us on social networks
Registration of events
Press Releases
Armenia-Turkey Events