"Student Spring" traditional festival, held on May 18-19, presented a two-day celebration to the whole university. Jubilee 50th festival launched with an exhibition in the lobby of the YSMU administrative building. The participants presented unique photos and paintings.
On the first day of the festival gifted students from different university faculties used their delicate and sharp sense of humor to illustrate the achievements and drawbacks of the university, along with their problems and demands towards the University administration. YSMU students remained faithful to the tradition of presenting their Alma Mater as a university with good humor art.
Funny sketches and small performances with the characters easy to recognize were greeted with stormy applause. And, of course, no festival could be complete without dance rhythms and favourite songs.
On the second day a gala concert granted wonderful moments to those present. “Meduni” club shined with the amazing performances of its members, both well-known and newly revealed ones. Unique performances were made by Karine Abrahamyan and Ani Malkhasyan, the winners of two national competitions: after Arno Babadjanyan and French Song Contest respectively. Davit Vardanov, who has just been dismissed from the military service and can be boldly considered being the detection of the year with his strong voice and artistic performance, and the new dance group received a warm welcome.
During the event the President of Student Parliament Karen Akopyan handed Certificates of Acknowledgment to the winners of inter-faculty chess tournament, as well as to Karine Abrahamyan and Ani Malkhasyan, who brought victory to the university by their songs, and to the participants of healthy lifestyle course orgnized with the “Mary Khlmiryan” orphanage.
At the end of the Festival a number of awards were granted by the Jury: “The Best Acting Performance” to the foreign students, “The Best Song” to the General Medicine faculty students, “The Best Joke” and “The Most United Team Work” to the future dentists.
“Student Spring - 2011” had been organized in cooperation with the Armenian Youth Foundation and its president Karen Avagyan, who is known for organizing similar festivals and a number of other events while being the president of YSMU Student Council.
Those present greeted the final speech of YSMU rector, Professor Derenik Dumanyan seasoned with the delicate humor and in line with the festive atmosphere.