The repaired roof that will long be remembered

The repaired roof that will long be remembered 17 June 2020 By Nane Vardanyan 3 min read Leaving school and wrapping up that important chapter in life can often be emotional. This year the graduation ceremonies were canceled for many students all over the world, including Armenia. However, for Lyudmila Shirvanyan, goodbye with her school…

Welcome to Aren’s mini handmade factory

Welcome to Aren’s mini handmade factory  14 February 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read You hear the buzzing and clanging sounds filling the room as Aren, 15, turns on the machines one after the other. Welcome to the mini-factory of Aren Bulghadaryan, a COAF SMART Musical Instruments student from Vahagni…

The future artsy lawyer-psychologist

The future artsy lawyer-psychologist 27 January 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 2 min read Barev. Today you will meet Manushak Mnatsakanyan, 13, a student of the Management Program at COAF SMART Center.  Manushak is from the historic village of Odzun in Lori region. She became a SMARTian in September 2019. “Since SMART…

The Theater Girl Dreaming of a Time Machine

The Theater Girl Dreaming of a Time Machiner 20 December 2019 By Tatevik Oganessian, Photos by: Knar Babayan 2 min read Meet Lilit Madatyan, 15, from Sarnaghbyur. She hardly knew anything about theatrical art before joining the COAF project My Theater in Sarnaghbyur. “I, technically, knew nothing about that area,” she admits. “Theater is very similar…