Armenian version

Ara Gevorgyan was born on April 19, 1960, in Yerevan (Armenia).
Studied at school N31 and at the musical school after A.Tigranyan at the same time.
1978 - 1980
Studied at Yerevan N8 college of Fine Arts.
1983 - 1987
Studied at Armenian pedagogical institute after Kh. Abovyan at the faculty of wood wide instruments and pop music department.
1987 - 1989
Taught conducting at the same Institute and was a leader of local pop-musical orchestra.
1992 - 1999
Worked at Armenian Television as a musical leader of "3-Aliq" TV program.

Since 1983 plays in "Rally" band. He participated in a series of festivals.

He had concerts in different countries such as France, Syria, Lebanon, USA and other countries.
Participant of "Song - 85" International festival with "Rally" band.

Released "Ovkianosits Ayn Koghm" (Over the ocean) album.
Released "Nostalgie" album.
Released "Ani" album which was a prize winner of All Armenian Music Awards in the USA.

"Ani"  and "Nostalgie"  albums found their place in Music Rama catalog in New York.

Has given a charity concert in Alex Theatre in Glendale (USA).
Released "Khor Virab" album which was a prize winner of All Armenian Music Awards in the USA.

A solo concert was dedicated to the 1700th Anniversary of the Adoption of Christianity as State Religion in Armenia, which took place on September 23.

The Prefect of Yerevan's Shengavit district awarded him with Garegin Nzhdeh Medal.

"A Park of Culture" was founded by Ara Gevorgyan where each tree was named after a famous Armenian artist was planted upon Ara Gevorgyan's initiative and with many trees yet to be plated there in the future

Concerts given in Armenia, Canada and USA.

The Ministry of Culture awarded him with the Gold Medal for his activities for the republic's cultural life.

To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the memory of the victims of Armenian Genocide Ara Gevorgyan composed "Adana" song, which was further translated into 14 languages and was live performed on 24 April at Armenian Genocide Memorial by multilingual group of famous singers from different countries.

The "Adana" action continued on May 1, 2005 in New York, May 20 in Boston and May 29 in Los Angeles by the author's concert dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Among the performing singers were
Daniel Decker / USA /
Kai Auhagen / Germany /
Inka / Finland /
Tsvetan Tsvetkov / Bulgaria /
Vitalie Dani / Moldova /
Gegham Grigoryan
& "Kilikia" choir
/ Armenia /

Ara Gevorgyan founded a 40-member ensemble of folk music, which further became known as the RA State Ensemble of Folk Music.

Released DVD:
"Ov Hayots Ashkharh"
"Ara Gevorgyan - THE ALEX THEATRE"
Ara Gevorgyan was awarded a prize for his contribution in the development of Armenian instrumental music.

He participated in the Opening Ceremony of the Cultural Year of Armenia in The Russian Federation hosted at The Moscow Kremlin Music Hall and honored by the presence of the presidents of Armenia and Russia Robert Kocharyan and Vladimir Putin respectively and the famous singer Charles Aznavour.

The concerts was given in Sydney (Australia), Marseille and Lyon (France) .
From Russia has been awarded by a medal of honor "Mikhail Lomonosov".

Has given a concert in Moscow the Kremlin concert hall (Russia).

Ara Gevorgyan had participated in RA fifteenth years anniversary concert (Yerevan, Republic Square).

Ara Gevorgyan had participated in "Karot" festival in Moscow the Kremlin concert hall and had been awarded by a gold medal of "Karot"

For social, political and humanity activities, for considerable input into Armenian genoside recognition struggle the Meritorious Artist of the Republic of Armenia Ara Gevorgyan was awarded with the Golden Medal after a Great Humanist and Nobel Prise Laureate Fridtjof Nansen.

The International Informatization Academy of Canada had presented Ara Gevorgyan an Active Member of Academy.
In USA released "Vagharshapat" album which was a prize winner of All Armenian Music Awards in the USA as well as released "The best of concerts" DVD.

In Moscow released "The best of Ara Gevorgyan" album.

The concerts was given in Allepo in Citadel(Syria).
Ara Gevorgan has been awarded the Armenian Ministry of Defense’s gold medal "Garegin Nzhdeh".

He has received "Gold Medal" award from Armenian State Agrarian University.

On May 28th the author’s concerts of Ara Gevorgyan took place in Moscow the Kremlin concert hall (Russia).

On September 2nd his concert took place in Stepanakert, the capital city of Artsakh(NKR). The concert was devoted to the 19th anniversary of independence of the NKR.

On October 7th author’s concerts of Ara Gevorgyan took place in Cyprus. The concert was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of independence of Cyprus.
2013 created “ Bass and Kanon” musical instrument.


2015 recorded and filmed “We are and will be” and “Remember” video clips to the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

2015 was awarded by RA Ministry of Sport “Gold Medal”.

Ara Gevorgyan is considered to be an honorable citizen of Yerevan's Shengavit district.

He was awarded with a series of  DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES
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Ara Gevorgyan performed at a charity concert dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Pan-Armenian Fund held at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.

Ara Gevorgyan co-operates with Armenian and foreign famous musicians and singers- Jivan Gasparyan, Hasmik Leyloyan, Armen Anassian, Flora Martirosyan, Elvina Makaryan, Suzan Margaryan, Ian Gillian, Demis Roussos, Pedro Eustache, Walter Rodriges,Daniel Decker, Malik Bend(Odessa) and others.

One can hear Ara Gevorgyan's music in number of films("Qrmuhi","Khnkarkum","Yar khushta", etc.), performances("Bari galust","Krunkner et dardzek" ,etc.), during various worldwide sportive events (figure skating, callisthenics, etc.).

Ara Gevorgyan is a son of Valya Samvelyan - a famous singer of Armenian folk and popular songs and he is a producer of Valya Samvelyan's "Toghetsir indz menak" (You did let me alone) , "Anushik im quyrik" (My sweet sister) albums, "Valya Samvelyan" DVD and the book " Our Valya Samvelyan".

Hobby - has a big collection of toys.

During his concerts Ara gets many toys. His granting these toys to kindergartens has become a nice tradition.

Two kindergartens of Yerevan (N97, N140, N175 and N202 boarding kindergarten) have already received a great number of toys.
In the 2003, 2007 Ara Gevorgyan presented part of his collection of toys to the "Prkutyun" Rehabilitation Center of Disabled Children and "Orran" charitable public (non governmental) organization.

On the initiative of the "AdvenTure" club the first international rally "Metaksi Chanaparh" ("Silk Road") was staged on June 7-8, 2003 in Armenia. Both professional and amature racers participated in the competition from all over the world.

Ara Gevorgyan and Sargis Tashchian (navigator) participating in the competition for amature drivers emerged as winners of the race.

The winners received the diploma and a prize for the first place during the awarding ceremony held on June 9.
Special thanks to "Shant" company for their sponsoring.

Married, has daughter and son.