Family from Kazakhstan became an example for Armenians
Martirosyan family from Kostanay received an award in the nomination "Traditional Armenian family" on international contest, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
The ministry of diaspora of the Republic of Armenia, the World Armenian congress and the Union of Armenians of Russia carry out the tender "For the significant contribution to case of preserving an Armenians" since 2010. The best representatives of the nation living outside the historical homeland and propagandizing the culture, traditions and customs are determining during this tender.
"Armenians from around the world are participating in tender, there is a strict selection among applicants. My son Rach is the leader of «Miasin» youth wing of the Armenian community and daughter Gayan is the activist. She not only sings but also teaches to dance, keeps the author's program on regional television. Rach is the permanent leader of all actions and the showman. He recently became the winner of the "Gold book of youth of the Kostanay region".
We sent the collection of materials about our work and photos for tender, but did not think that we will win. The third place became a big and pleasant surprise for us! We do not forget about the roots living in Kazakhstan. We aim to develop and popularize our culture among other ethnoses," vice-chairman of the Armenian «Erebuni» community of the Kostanay region Rachui Martirosyan noted.
By the way, 27-year-old Gayan Martirosyan was pleasant to organizers of tender that she received the offer from director Philip Pogosyan to play in the feature film.
"Such success on international contest became possible thanks to tolerant policy of Kazakhstan where everyone has an opportunity to learn the native language, traditions and culture. The Martirosyan family is considered "heart" of our community, they protect all traditions symbolizing the Armenian family, raise children worthy citizens and actively participate in public life, coming to the rescue in any questions," chairman of «Erebuni» community of the Kostanay region Tigran Badalyan concluded.