The aim of the program held for many years is to provide refreshment and improvement trainings for the specialists of Diaspora.
The summer school will become a centre for the national songs and dances, preservation and handing down of cultural values, retraining of specialists for the Armenians of Diaspora.
The director of YSU Cultural Centre Karine Davtyan told ysu.am about the trainings.
She informed that the representatives of the Armenian communities of Russia, Georgia, Iraq, Greece, Germany, Abkhazia, Iran are taking part in the trainings conducted by the leader of the choir of YSU Cultural Centre Karen Sargsyan and the dance trainings are conducted by Ani Ordyan, Ani Karapetyan and the dance coaches of “Karin” ensemble of traditional song and dance Koryun Davtyan.
The trainings provide the representatives of Armenian communities with theoretical and practical knowledge about Armenian spiritual, folk, pop, jazz, children’s, ritual, working songs and dances, familiarize them with the national garments, stage design and other elements of national art of dance and song.
The participants of the trainings will also meet leading specialists of Armenian song and dance art; visits to museums, cultural centres are planned as well.
All these efforts are aimed at strengthening the ties between homeland and Diaspora.