On Sunday morning EPIC participants travelled to Sevanavanq and Haghartsin Monastery. The excursions were great source of new knowledge. The participants learned a lot of details about interesting historical events. Upon returning to campus, an intellectual team game was organized on historical topics and about already visited places.
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One of the most interesting events was the pantomime evening at EPIC. Each team had prepared a performance following the ideology of their team. The performances were very influential and inspirational.
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Another amazing team game was the following: participants had to find the 3 samples of their team logos which were hidden throughout the EPIC campus. The game was pretty interesting. The most intrigues part of the game was finding the logo of another team. What were the guys doing in this case? Well, the “kind” ones were giving it to the other team making them happy, the &l . . .
Another cool contest of EPIC participants was the contest “The Best EPIC Selfie” for which they were getting ready with great enthusiasm. As a result of the contest, the participants created a pretty awesome photoshoot. The winner of the contest became Diana Khachatryan from the team “Educate”.
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On August 2 the opening ceremony of EPIC 2017 was held in Tsaghkadzor General Sport Complex. EPIC management team, EPIC lecturers and speakers, representatives of EPIC partners and media representatives were present during the ceremony.
The opening ceremony was accompanied by the Fashion Show of Armenian Modern National Dresses during which the representatives of “Teryan” . . .
EPIC International Summer School is starting…after the months of waiting, the long awaited moment has finally arrived to leave for Tsaghkadzor, where EPIC summer school would be held.
Our epic office was filled with dozens of active and smart youngsters who had got the chance to participate in this amazing project.
And here we are, at EPIC campus in Tsaghkadzor. After th . . .
Barev Yerkir TV show on Yerkir Media channel hosted the coordinator of EPIC project Anahit Babayan and the president of Rock Association Vardan Grigoryan. During the show Anahit Babayan introduced EPIC International Summer School\Camp and EPIC Open Air Rock Fest in details. She also introduced how the idea of Rock Festival was born. At first it was meant to be only for the partic . . .
EPIC team had a meeting with Shushanik Arevshatyan, the founder and director of Radio Van. After getting acquainted with EPIC Rock Fest, she announced that Radio Van will become the information sponsor for the festival. Thanks to Radio Van, the festival will be livestreaming.
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The EPIC team had a meeting with the representatives of “Rostelecom Armenia”. After hearing about EPIC Summer School project and EPIC Open Air Rock Fest, the company decided to become a sponsor of this unprecedented rock festival.
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Epic team had a meeting with the director of Arm News channel Hrach Keshishyan, who was introduced to EPIC international summer school\camp project. He really liked the project and welcomed its implementation while promising to contribute to the realization of the project by enlightenment and all other possible ways.
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The organizing team of EPIC Rock Fest Armenia 2017 was hosted by iArmenia TV show on ATV channel to talk about this unprecedented festival that will be held in August 12-13 in Tsagkhadzor, Armenia.
Hakob Kpryan, the coordinator of EPIC international summer school project said that EPIC rock festival will be held within international summer school project EPIC and it will be a somethin . . .
EPIC team had a meeting with the deputy governor of Kotayk region Karen Margaryan, who welcomed the project and mentioned that he will support in the realization of the project. Mr. Margaryan advised to contact the mayor of Tsaghkadzor, Artur Harutyunyan. During the meeting Mr. Harutyunyan also welcomed the project and offered to place banners throughout Tsaghkadzor and provide the par . . .
EPIC team had a meeting with the representatives of United Nations Development Programme in Armenia who welcomed the project giving some useful advice. Within UNDP project a working group is formed in contribution of EPIC project’s realization in Armenia.
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EPIC team had a meeting with Gevorg Vardanyan, the director of Young Scientists Support Program. He encouraged the realization of the project and mentioned that they will spread the information about the project and will invite scientists to take part in the project as speakers.
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On June 4 EPIC team organized a bike tour to Zvartnots. The start of the ride was in the morning. The participants took the road from Yerevan to Zvartnots. Though the road was long but our non-professional bicyclists overcame the difficulty with pleasure. After reaching the destination, the participants had a chance to get acquainted with the historical building of 7th centur . . .
EPIC team had a meeting with Mekhak Apresyan, the Head of Tourism Department at Ministry of Economy of RA who after getting acquainted with the ideology of the project, welcomed the project and mentioned it’s importance for the development of educational tourism in Armenia.
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EPIC team had a meeting with Hasmik Sargsyan, the marketing coordinator of “Children of Armenia Fund” (COAF) who greeted the project and mentioned that they will assist in sharing the information about the project.
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EPIC team had a meeting with Emilia Harutyunyan, a program director of Armenian-Indian Center for Excellence in ICT. As a result, the leading specialists from the Center were included in the educational program of EPIC as lecturers.
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EPIC team had a productive meeting with Wilhelm Hugo, a representative of GIZ German Cooperation. He welcomed the project and discussed the possible cooperation.
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EPIC team had a meeting with Jemma Israyelyan, the director of CEED Armenia. During the meeting a discussion was held regarding the Angel Investor’s Day in EPIC.
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EPIC team hosted Armen Tutunjyan, a famous jazzman who is included in the educational program of the project. Tutunjyan got acquainted with the project and introduced interesting details about the word “jazz”. The participants of EPIC Sumer School will have an amazing chance of discovering jazz as a music genre with its history of creation and quite interesting details.
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EPIC team hosted Hayk Abgaryan, the Executive Director of “CCI France Arménie”. He got acquainted with the project in details and showed his willingness to support the project as a partner.
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EPIC team hosted Vardan Devrikyan, doctor of philological sciences, the director of Institute of Literature after M. Abeghian of NAS of RA. Mr. Devrikyan got acquainted with the project and welcomed it. A discussion was held on organizing a prose and poetry symposium together with the Institute of Literature.
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U.S. Embassy in Armenia hosted EPIC team. The project was welcomed and would be supported by the embassy as a partner.
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The meeting of EPIC’s academic council was held at LOFT. The participants were the representatives of partner universities and all the lecturers who will provide our participants with profound knowledge for 21 days. During the meeting they discussed the fields of study included in the project and the course programs.
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EPIC team had a meeting with Zarmine Zeytuntsyan, the president of the State Tourism Committee of Armenia. She welcomed the project and mentioned that the Tourism Committee is willing to become a partner of EPIC and contribute to the realization of the project.
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Hayk Grigoryan, the co-founder of EPIC, was hosted by “Barev Erkir” TV program on Erkir Media. He introduced the project goals, as well as talked about the summer school program, the lecturers and the students who can apply for the project. During the program, the audience also had the chance to watch the promo video of EPIC.
Please follow the link to watch the interview:
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“Let’s start again” TV program by Kentron TV hosted EPIC team on 21th of April. TV hosts Suren Arustamyan and Zaruhi Babayan talked to Hakob Kpryan, head of EPIC project, and Anahit Babayan, the project coordinator.
During the interview the guests presented EPIC project, its goals and mission, talked about it’s uniqueness and features, as well as addressed . . .
Gevorg Avetisyan, the co-founder of EPIC project and Anahit Babayan, the project coordinator, were invited to Armenian Public radio’s “Find Your University” program. During the interview they talked about the summer school format, its goals and the expected outcomes of the project.
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The First Session of EPIC’s Academic Council took place at EPIC office on 19th of April. EPIC team presented the educational program developed by them.
The guests were representatives from Armenian National Agrarian University, Yerevan State University, Armenian State University of Economics, Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences, as well as from F . . .
Representatives of youth organizations, such as Federation of Youth Clubs of Armenia (FYCA), Armenian Progressive Youth (APY) and “Serund” panarmenian youth club, were hosted by EPIC on 18th of April. During the meeting they shared new ideas and interesting suggestions regarding the project. The organizations expressed willingness to spread information about EPIC project . . .
The organizers of EPIC project were hosted by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Armenia on 18th of April. EPIC team met Mr. Hossein Shirkhani, the first secretary of the ambassador. Mr. Shirkhani got acquainted with EPIC project, welcomed it and offered to spread the information about the project in the Ministry of Education of Iran, in scientific and educational institu . . .
EPIC Team Was Hosted by Armenian Public Radio’s “Find Your University” Program on 15th of April. Radio presenter Sevak Hakobyan talked to Gevorg Avetisyan, co-founder of EPIC project, and Anahit Babayan, the project coordinator. They talked about the summer school format, its goals and what the participants will gain from the project. You can listen to the prog . . .
The Grand official presentation of EPIC project took place at “Doubletree by Hilton Yerevan City Center” hotel on 12th of April. During the presentation Gevorg Avetisyan, the co-founder of the project, presented EPIC project talking about its idea, goals and mission of, as well as addressing to a number of issues regarding students and mentioning that EPIC is aimed to sol . . .
Today, on 4th of April, the organizers of EPIC project met the director and other team members of LOFT self-development and leisure center. During the meeting EPIC team presented the project talking about its goals, mission and uniqueness. The administration greeted the idea of the project and agreed to support the project by both Yerevan and Gyumri branches. The aspects of coo . . .
Today, on 4th of April, the organizers of EPIC project were hosted by the Embassy of Argentina in Armenia. EPIC team met Gustavo Demian Merlo, the consul of Argentina in Armenia, and Naira Kalmisharyan, the Head of Cultural Department of the embassy. The meeting had a positive response as they agreed to support EPIC project. The consul expressed his willingness to spread the in . . .
Today, on 3rd of April, a meeting was held between EPIC team and Karen Vardanyan, the executive director of UITE (Union of Information Technology Enterprises). During the meeting EPIC team presented the project. Mr. Vardanyan greeted the idea of EPIC project and gave some useful tips. He also mentioned names of some organizations which may help to organize programming courses during . . .
Today, on 30th of March, EPIC team met Vardan Grigoryan, the president of the Rock Association of Armenia. Mr. Grigoryan got acquainted with EPIC project and, as a result, the two parties came to an agreement on organizing a big open-air rock concert.
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Today, on 29th of March, a meeting was held between EPIC team and the administration of Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF). During the meeting EPIC team presented the project and its goals. In the framework of the cooperation AEF administration agreed to support in the recruitment of volunteers and spreading the information about EPIC project on social networks. The ad . . .
Today, on 29th of March, an official meeting was held at Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences. An official presentation of EPIC project took place at the university hall, where the rector, vice-rectors, lecturers and students were present. As a result of the meeting the rector agreed to finance the participation of the best students of the university . . .
Today, on 24th of March, Epic team met Jean-Marc Lavest, the rector of UFAR. During the meeting the rector got acquainted with the EPIC project, greeted the idea and agreed to support in spreading the information among the students of the university. Further development of cooperation is possible.
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Today, on 23rd of March, EPIC team met the representatives of Francophone University Association. EPIC team presented the summer school project and talked about its goals and features. During the meeting the representatives of two companies discussed new ideas, including organizing a French language course during the summer school. The representatives of association agreed to b . . .
Today, on 22nd of March, a meeting was held between EPIC team and the administration of “Serund PYC”. During the meeting EPIC team presented the summer school project. The representatives of “Serund PYC” welcomed the idea of organizing summer school and offered their support in spreading information among their partners, in project planning and involving stude . . .
Today, on 21st of March, EPIC team met the representatives of APY (Armenian Progressive Youth) non-governmental organization. During the meeting EPIC team presented the project. The parties discussed the aspects of cooperation. The representatives of APY NGO offered their support in information spreading among their partners and in recruitment of volunteers.
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Today, on 20th of March, EPIC team was hosted by Yerevan State Conservatory after Komitas. The meeting was attended by the conservatory administration. EPIC team presented their project talking about its uniqueness, goals and features. The administration greeted the summer school project, suggested new ideas in return and also expressed their willingness to organize concerts and invi . . .
Today, on the 17th of March, EPIC team met Lana Karlova, the program coordinator of Erasmus+, and presented her the project and its goals. The members of the organization greeted the idea of EPIC, gave some advice about organizing the event and offered their support to EPIC team.
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Today, on 16th of March, EPIC team met Atom Mkhitaryan, the director of FYCA, as well as other members of the organization. During the meeting EPIC team presented the project. The two parties discussed the aspects of mutual cooperation and suggested new ideas for the project. Mr. Mkhitaryan expressed his willingness to support EPIC team in spreading information, volunteers recruitmen . . .
Today, on 15th of March, EPIC team met Lousine Qaramyan, Head of Department of External Relations of Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia. During the meeting they discussed the aspects of cooperation between the Ministry and the EPIC team. Mrs. Qaramyan has kindly agreed to act as a supporting partner of the summer school team and to provide students with entran . . .
Today, on 14th of March, Aram Simonyan, the rector of Yerevan State University hosted EPIC team. During the meeting the two parties dicussed the goals, terms and conditions of the summer school project and came to an agreement on cooperation. In the next few days an official memorandum will be signed between the two parties, as well as the aspects of cooperation will be clarified.
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Today, on 11th of March, EPIC team was hosted by the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of The Republic of Armenia. EPIC team met Vahe Eloyan, Head of Staff of the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of RA. During the meeting the aspects of cooperation were discussed and the sides agreed to collaborate. Mr. Eloyan also expressed his willingness to contribute to the organization of s . . .
Today, on 28th of February, EPIC team was hosted by the National Polytechnic University of Armenia. The meeting was attended by rector V. Marukhyan, vice-rectors, the heads of departments and lecturers. EPIC team presented the project talking about its goals and features. After the presentation of the project EPIC team gave comprehensive answers about the summer school/ca . . .
Today, on 28th of February, EPIC team was hosted by Russian-Armenian University. EPIC team met Armen Darbinyan, the rector the university, who got acquainted with the project and agreed to finance the participation of 7 students from the university. An official memorandum was signed between the two parties.
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