Gala-concert of annual contest-festival of municipal music and art schools
The contest-festival of municipal music and art schools has been held in Yerevan for 12 years. Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan and the members of the Council of Elders were present at the final gala-concert of the contest-festival in “Aram Khachaturyan” concert hall.
The festival was held in 10 nominations: piano, string, percussion, brass, folk instruments, vocal, ensemble of classical music, solfeggio dictations and musical literature.
During the ceremony Mayor Hayk Marutyan and the head of the Department of Culture Gosh Sargsyan handed awards to 10 best schools.
The instrument trio of the music school after Stepan Jrbashyan and the choir of the special music school after A. Spendiaryan won in the nomination “Discovery of the year”.. For significant contribution to the formation and preservation of the traditions of festival culture the founder of the festival kamo Movsisyan was awarded with Yerevan Mayor’s Gold Medal.
Congratulating the participants of the festival, Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan wished the talented pupils lots of new achievements and success.
“Our children are very talented, and I am sure that many of them will achieve international recognition. During the concert I had an impression that there were professional musicians on the stage and not children”, said the Mayor of the capital.