RA Ministry of Education and Science and Yerevan State Arno Babajanyan Musical-Pedagogical College organized “Arno Babajanyan International Competition-Festival for Junior and Young Pianists” in 2011, 2013 and 2015. Approximately 300 pianists from Armenia, Nagorno Karabakh, Russia, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Australia, Syria, and China participated in the competition.
The judges consisted of famous music teachers from Latvia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Georgia, and Armenia.
The Honorary president of the 1st International Competition-Festival was People’s Artist of USSR, composer Edvard Mirzoyan.
On June 17-24, 2017, Arno Babajanyan 4th International Competition-Festival for Junior and Young Pianists will be held.