16th “Nran Hatik” is about to start


On October 31st, at 11:00 opening ceremony of the “Nran Hatik” teenage theatrical festival will be held in the Anania Shirakatsy Lyceum ceremonial hall. The festival is held 16th time, the initiators are “Nakhabem” educational-cultural association, the Central Library named after Avetik Isahakyan and Anania Shirakatsy Lyceum.

This year the festival is dedicated to 25th year of independence of Armenia and included 23 theater groups from different regions and NKR, four groups participated for the first time.

“Nran Hatik” continues…… “Happily, the festival includes more regions year by year and new theater groups come to participate in this colorful celebration, a celebration which is always with us” – says chair of “Nakhabem” educational-cultural association, Lyceum theater studio leader Garik Ghazaryan.

Giving high priority to the issues of dramatic education dramatist Garik Ghazaryan is aimed to integrate Theater subject into the school curriculum. It is 26 years that the subject is taught in Shirakatsy Lyceum.

Lyceum theater club is already 26 years old and received “Green Planet” international contest special prize for four times. On festival the club will present play by Ostrovsky “Thunder”.

Festival participants will have presentations on four different stages – Lyceum Hall, Zeytun cultural house, Armen Tigranyan musical school, Yerevan N5 culrural center.

Opening of the festival will be announced by performance of “Pertsik” theater club from Ashtarak Perch Proshyan School with play “Our centurial dream”.

“Love the theater…. Love and sustain “Nran Hatik” which is a celebration for all the theater lovers and children in the country”-says honorable president of  “Nakhabem” educational-cultural association Ervand Manaryan.

16th “Nran Hatik” is about to start