Valerik 1*. Taron Marukyan

Valerik 1*. Taron Marukyan 27 February 2020 By Knar Babayan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 4 min read Botaas (boot), Gizmon, Rayno, Serik (greyish), Reejeek (redhead), Zerteek (trinket)- these are a few names of COAF SMART Drawing Instructor Taron Marukyan’s cats. He has nine of them, and none of their names is chosen by chance. The…

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…

Yoga in Debet? Absolutely!

Yoga in Debet? Absolutely! 5 February 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 2 min read It took us about 2 hours to reach Debet through lofty and picturesque hills and mountains of Armenia. The weather was so nice that we spent some time outside enjoying the view, talking to each other, and taking…

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…