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, 2015 and 2017. Approximately 400 young pianists from Armenia, Nagorno Karabakh, Russia, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Australia, Syria, China, France and Estonia participated in the competition.
The judges consisted of famous music teachers from Latvia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Estonia, Georgia, and Armenia.
The Honorary president of the 1st International Competition-Festival was People’s Artist of USSR, composer Edvard Mirzoyan.
On June 23-30, 2019, Arno Babajanyan 5th International Competition-Festival for Junior and Young Pianists will be held.