Event program – 2013

 

Title Date Implementing organization
1. “Gyumri CIS cultural capital” official opening ceremony, certificate award. June Gyumri development foundation
2. “Gyumri CIS cultural capital” official closing ceremony November Gyumri foundation
3. “Cultural capitals present”… an international project to introduce the culture of world’s cultural capitals to the people of Gyumri. End of June-October RA Ministry of Culture
4. Gathering of the sister cities of Gyumri During the year Gyumri development foundation
5. All cultural establishments are open  to the public in celebration of the “Gyumri CIS cultural capital 2013” project June-November Gyumri development foundation
6. Children’s painting competition-exhibition devoted to ecology and the environment in CIS June 1 Gyumri national aesthetic center

INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL PROJECTS

7. “Warm colors of Armenia” a symposium of landscape painters in Gyumri and Yerevan 1st quarter of the year “Lori canyon” patriotic union NGO
8. International festival of humor of CIS countries July-September RA Ministry of Culture
9. “Renaissance “composer-performers’ international contest-festival and “Cultural dialogue” scientific-practical conference April Gyumri branch of Yerevan State Conservatory named after Komitas
10. “In the beginning was the Word” 1st festival. The day of Gyumri. April Writers’ Union of Armenia
11. CIS movie festival “Yerevan-Dilijan-Gyumri-Tbilisi-Moscow”; following the traces of “Mimino” characters” project Beginning of July “Golden Apricot” movie development NGO
12. «High street Gyumri» street theater international festival September “High fest” international theater festival
13. The Armenian heritage of the CIS countries “Armenian traces…” photo exhibition September RA Ministry of Culture
14. Sculpture festival and symposium September Gyumri development foundation
15. “Duet” 1st theater  international festival July-September Gyumri drama theater named after V. Achemyan
16. Traditional/folk music and bard song festival. The day of Gyumri. September RA NAS Shirak Armenian study  research center
17. “Art EXPO” of the CIS countries, 1st international exhibition devoted to the “Gyumri cultural capital” project summary September “Artexpo” NGO
18. Young historians’ and archeologists’ summer school of the  CIS countries and an international conference entitled “Shirak historic cultural heritage” October RA NAS Shirak Armenian study  research center
19. National epic poem/novel presentation of the CIS countries First 10 days of October RA Ministry of Culture
20. Organization of intellectual festival of the CIS countries November “KhoranArd” intellectual center NGO
21. The Russian national orchestra concert in Gyumri and Yerevan, aesthetic director V. Spivakovski November The foundation of “Classical music supporter”

PROJECTS OF NATIONWIDE SIGNIFICANCE

22. “Cultural and information technologies” conference September “Barcamp Gyumri” organizational group
23. Capital theater days in Gyumri February-October RA Ministry of Culture
24. “Bread festival in Gyumri” End of June RA NAS Shirak Armenian study  research center
25. Presenting the culture of Gyumri in the regions of Armenia May-November Gyumri foundation
26. Events devoted to the day of children June 1st Gyumri foundation
27. Children music presentation republic 2nd contest-festival June “The culture-education foundation”
28. “Cultural Gyumri” festival June-August Gyumri “Pyunik” NGO
29. First games of Navasard (final round) August-September State philharmonic  ensemble of Armenia
30. “Pomegranate seed” youth theater international festival September “Pre stage” NGO
31. National cuisine/Eastern and Western Armenian regions/ festival and lifestyle exhibition September Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute
32. Presenting Gyumri craft traditions-festival September “Asparez” journalist club
33. Shirak geological museum “Shirak; the cradle of culture” archeological exhibition in the museum of the history of Armenia October Shirak geological museum
34. Electronic Mass media forum of the CIS countries October RA Ministry of Culture
35. The CD presentation and concert of “Bambir” band Ongoing throughout the year “Bambir” band
36. A concert devoted to the 20th anniversary of the Gyumri state symphonic orchestra Ongoing throughout the year Gyumri state symphonic orchestra

PUBLICATION PROJECTS

37. Brochure publication – “Restoration of historic cities; Gyumri” Ongoing throughout the year RA Ministry of Culture
38. Publishing an Armenian/Russian/English photo album devoted to the “Gyumri CIS cultural capital 2013” Before the opening Gyumri foundation
39. Organizing and printing a brochure about Gyumri Ongoing throughout the year Gyumri foundation

INFORMATIONAL-IMAGE WORKS

40. Press conference and briefing on “Gyumri CIS cultural capital” project June-May RA Ministry of Culture, Gyumri Municipality and Interstate Foundation for Humanitarian Cooperation
41. Development and approval of the year’s media information plan April-May RA Ministry of Culture, Gyumri Municipality and Interstate Foundation for Humanitarian Cooperation
42. Creation and installation of multilingual information panels near 200 monuments in Gyumri April-May Gyumri foundation
43. Organizing TV programs and round tables on “Gyumri CIS cultural capital 2013” Ongoing throughout the year RA Ministry of Culture, Gyumri Municipality and Interstate Foundation for Humanitarian Cooperation
44. Creation of social advertisements and broadcast, project billboard panels and installation in Yerevan, Gyumri and on the main roads coming into Gyumri.   Creation of digital media. Ongoing throughout the year Gyumri foundation
45. Publishing the “Gyumri CIS cultural capital 2013” stamps Ongoing throughout the year RA Ministry of Transportation and Communication, ARMPOST
46. Creation and administration of “Gyumri CIS cultural capital 2013” website Ongoing throughout the year Gyumri foundation
47. Creation of souvenir gifts (T-Shirt with a logo, commemorative bags, badges, stationeries etc.) Gyumri foundation