Old and new stories from Mark Grigorian

Welcome to the first SMARTConnects of 2020. This time our guest was Mark Grigorian, a longtime BBC Russian Channel reporter and the former Executive Director of Public Radio of Armenia.

Ni Hao: New Way of Saying Hi

Nǐ hǎo (你好) is the new way our SMART students of Chinese (Mandarin) language program say hi to each other. Yes, there are no unachievable destinations for us, and Chinese is yet another language in our skillset.

The Lawyer that turned into a Motion Graphics Artist

Meet Davit Gyumishyan, a French University graduate with a Law degree and… a successful specialist in 2D and 3D animation, video production and editing.

Annual COAF Gala Raises Over $6 Million for Rural Armenia

Over 400 guests from around the world gathered at New York City’s renowned Cipriani 25 Broadway in support of the 16th Annual Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) Holiday Gala on December 14.

The theater girl dreaming of a time machine

Meet Lilit Madatyan, 15, from Sarnaghbyur. She hardly knew anything about theatrical art before joining the COAF project My Theater in Sarnaghbyur.


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