Cultural Voice eZine

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Anush Hayrapetyan, Embracing History to Create Cultural Harmony...A hero for youth around the world!

Here are a few things you may not have known about Anush Hayrapetan, Manager of a project of youth action for change promoting intercultural dialogue and one of Cultural Voice's partners.
Anush Hayrapetan: Founder, Forgotten Diaries

Nationality: Armenian

Anush has won the following awards:
  • Hero of Millennium 2011, 2nd World Summit for Youth Volunteering
  • EUNIC 2010 European youth competition winner,category “Democracy and Politeia”
  • World Youth Summit Award 2010, category “Pursue truth” (Forgotten Diaries project related)
  • Intercultural Innovation award 2010, Marketplace of Ideas of the UNAOC 3rd forum, (Forgotten Diaries project related)
  • World Aware Education Award 2009, North-South Centre of Council of Europe (Forgotten Diaries project related)

Favourite City: "My favorite city is Riga, the capital of Latvia. I lived there for almost a year and love it for its unusual charm, warm people and relaxing atmosphere."

 If Anush could choose to be any other nationality she would be: "I am proud to be of Armenian nationality and if there would be a passport definition of global national/citizen, i'd definitely like to attain it."

Views on World Peace: "World peace is attainable if each of us, the world's inhabitants, thinks globally while acting locally."

Cultural Icon:" Charles Aznavour, a French Armenian singer"

On Overcoming History: "History cannot be ignored. It's always existing and reminding. Meanwhile, life continues and progress shouldn't be compromised with history."

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations to you Anush on your Acheivements so far.

    Daniel Edoho


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