Continuous Love

Through the collaboration of Artissimo NGO, the United States Peace Corps, the Martuni Mayor’s office, and the support of individual benefactors, the project Continuous Love was created. On February 4th, in Martuni, the doors of our rehabilitation center opened. For three months, 56 children with special needs will participate in

Art Opens Doors 2018

On July 17, 2018, Voskeporik Artistic Development Center launched Art Opens Doors, a special project implemented by Artissimo NGO and UMCOR Armenia. The project’s goal is the integration of children with special needs into society through the most honest and effective tool – art. Many children with and without special

Travel to Istanbul

Over the years, the creative process involved in the Beacons project has become part of the participants’ futures. Our musicians realize that they have a long way to go in terms of study, education, and development of their chosen specialization, but they’ve initiated work with other children to share their

Voskeporik Opening

Voskeporik Aesthetic Development Center opened its doors on October 5, 2017, in Martuni, Gegharkunik marz. The center implements educational programs for children of different age groups. These programs include general aesthetic education lessons and meetings such as: music, fine arts, theater, journalism, cinema, national dance and music, healthy lifestyle, and


In the summer of 2017, another Beacons event was held in Sevan on the legendary sailboat “Kilikia” with the legendary captain Karen Balayan. The Beacons listened attentively to the history of the boat’s construction, the medieval methods of its preparation, water lowering, and long three-month journey. They also learned about

It’s You!

In 2016, 100 Beacons became an independent project called Beacons. In 2016, it was dedicated to the twenty-fifth anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Armenia. Twenty-five years is a generation. In that quarter-century, Armenia and Artsakh’s first independent generation has grown up, a generation that has only known

Meeting with Masunk

On June 18th, continuing the 2016 workshops, the Beacons invited children to participate in their regular meeting held by members of the national vocal and dance group Masnuk. This time, everyone met in the Folk Art Museum where, surrounded by handmade carpets and rugs and a friendly environment, Masunk presented