Vocalists competing in the final round in the category of Vocal Performance were Lilit Sanosyan, Hovhannes Nersesyan, Aram Avetisyan, Arsen Stepanyan, Arman Nikolyan and Mane Galoyan. Musicians competing in the category of Instrumental Performance were Izabella Marutyan /piano/, Gor Khasabyan /saqsophone/, Mikael Navasardyan /violoncello/, Levon Karapetyan /piano/, Gohar Araqelyan /flute/ and Sergey Abrahamyan /clarinet/. Candidates performed works of prominent composers Komitas, Chukhajyan, Brahms, Chaykovskiy, Mocart and Verdi.
From March 29-31 works in the categories of fine art, theatre and sculpture were displayed during a public exhibition organized at the Painters’ union.
The Prize recipients will be announced during an award ceremony held at the Presidential Palace on May 29.