Guests of all ages had the opportunity to meet beloved actor Hrant Tokhatyan at the COAF SMART Center recently. The gathering was part of our SMARTConnects series of ongoing special events held at the COAF SMART Center featuring prominent figures from various fields.
Vardenik village is in Gegharkunik region of Armenia. It has the biggest population among villages, with over 10.000 inhabitants. Vardenik is a great sightseeing destination, with cyclopean fort ruins, monasteries and cross-stones.
On a fine June evening, COAF’s photo exhibition bus stopped at Baghramyan Avenue, near the Lovers’ Park. The bus was ready to demonstrate the COAF photo story to Yerevan residents and guests.
Heavy rains didn’t stop New Yorkers from attending the 9th Annual COAF Summer Soiree on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 held at the PH-D Rooftop Lounge at the Dream Downtown Hotel.
Do you remember the famous game of Rock, Paper and Scissors? Two 8-year-old kids had arrived to take part in COAF SMARTConnects with Arsen Julfalakyan, a Greco-Roman wrestler and Olympic silver medalist.
When the members of Salamanca Band arrived in the COAF SMART Center to take part in SMARTConnects, they immediately got surrounded by excited kids that were eager to try their musical instruments and take selfies with them.
Children of Armenia Charitable Fund (COAF) launched a new promising partnership with Armenian Helicopters Air Company. The first helicopter landed at the COAF SMART Center located in Debet community, in Lori region of Armenia.
Gayane Kharatyan, 17, is a member of the COAF SMART Center Up SOS band. She was happy to learn that SMARTConnects was going to host Mher Manoukian, the co-founder and lead singer of the Vanadzor-based Lav Eli band.
“Why do people climb mountains, after all? Why do they risk their lives?” a COAF SMART Center student asked Gevorg Gasparyan, a mountaineer and a hiking expert.
Satik Isahakyan, a Public Radio reporter from Armavir, recalls how she used to stop her niece’s nosebleeds. “I asked her to tilt her head back and packed her nose with tampons…
Meet Elise Yacoubian, a retired nurse from California that has volunteered for Children of Armenia Charitable Fund. “I have always liked nursing. It’s my passion. When I worked as a nurse, I didn’t even want the working day to end,” she says.
When many years ago little Aghvan Mnatsakanyan said he wanted to become a president, none of his family members laughed and none of them said it was impossible.