We and our Region

   We and our Region

The days of the Youth Culture of the Armenian Shirak region were organized in the framework of the Project titled “We and our Region”. The events took place from September 30 to October 1 in another Armenian region - Sunik, in town Kapan. More than 30 gifted children and adolescents from Shirak took part in those events.

 

The participants introduced to the residents of Kapan exhibition of paintings, decorative and applied arts made by hands of young painters of the Gumri branch of the National Center for Aesthetics of the Republic of Armenia. The Concert Hall of Kapan State College of Arts became a venue for recital of young performers from Gumri’s various musical schools and Gumri’s School of Arts. All guests deserved the appreciation and theovation of the hosting auditory. All Shirakis were taken for the sightseeing tour throughout Sunik region.

The Project “We and our Region” has been introduced by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia in 2008. The objection of this Project is to encourage and develop the cultural life in the rural regions of the country. It is an excellent platform for exchange expertise and strengthening cultural ties between the different regions of the Republic of Armenia. It is a kind of “cultural visit card” of this or that region, introduced either in the capital, or in other city of the country.

In a period from 2008 to 2014 regional days of Shirak, Lori, Gegharkunik, Vayoc Dzor, Tavoush, Ararat and Aragatsoten regions of Armenia were organized within the framework of this Project. 630 young participants from 128 educational centers – youth ensembles, painters, dancers, musicians, have been involved invarious events of the Project.