AMIRYAN Armen

AMIRYAN Armen

RA Minister of Culture

In office since
27 September 2016

Date and Place of Birth
July 29, 1967, Yerevan

Education
1985-1991, Armenian State Pedagogical Institute after Kh. Abovyan, qualification – culture and awareness raising

Work Experience
1984-1985, Armenian SSR State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting, assistant director
1988-1995, Armenian SSR State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting, Moderator
1997-2015, Armenia National Radio State Enterprise; National Radio of Armenia State Closed Joint-Stock Company, Executive Director
2010-2013, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan, Department of Culture, Head of TV and Radio Journalism Chair
2015-2016, Armenian Public TV and Radio Company, Board member
As of September 27, 2016, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Armenia

Other Information
1986-1988, Served in the Soviet Army.
Awards: Movses Khorenatsi Medal, Fridtjof Nansen Medal of the International Academy of Television and Radio, Yerevan Mayor’s Gold Medal.
He holds the title of Honored Worker of Culture.

Political Affiliation
Republican Party of Armenia.

Marital Status
Married, with 3 children