Armenian participants win 5 prizes at Riga Symphony 2014 International Festival

Aida Avetisyan
Public Radio of Armenia

Armenian participants won five prizes at the Riga Symphony 2014 International Festival of Popular Music and Original Song for Young Performers held in the Latvian capital December 4-8. Armenia was represented at the contest by four students of the “Do-Re-Mi” vocal school.

Awards were handed in five nominations: “Original song,” “World hit, “Song by a Latvian songwriter,” “Traditional or folk song from the participant nation” and “Academic vocal song.”

The contest featured 200 participants from 18 countries. Director of the “Emmy-B” producing center Vrezh Kirakosyan was represented in the jury. He told reporters today that Armenian children have received invitations to participate in different international competitions.

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