On February 28 A. Spendiaryan National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet hosted “Haykyan 2017” award ceremony. President of RA Serzh Sargsyan attended the ceremony. The Armenian State Symphony Orchestra always performs during this annual event organized by the Youth Federation of Armenia. Famous Armenian singers Gor Sujyan, Hayko, Sona Rubenyan, Erik and others performed with the orchestra. Kamo Seyranyan, the singers of the State Song Theatre of Armenia, “Berd” dance ensemble also performed during the evening.
Young people, youth groups and organizations that had excelled and come up with innovative undertakings in 2017 were awarded in different nominations. The Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra Sergey Smbatyan awarded a prize to the student council of the Russian-Armenian University in “Best Inter-University Program” nomination for “Inter-University sport, cultural and intellectual universiade” program.