On May 14 in connection with the 50th anniversary of Stepanakert Musical College after Sayat Nova and for substantial contribution to the development of culture President Bako Sahakyan signed several decrees on decoration and conferring honorary titles.
Piano teacher, Honored Art Worker of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic Bella Parsadanyan was awarded with the "Gratitude" medal.
The honorary title of Honored Culture Worker of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic is conferred to the following individuals:
Hamest Avanesyan, head of the Piano Department of Stepanakert Musical College after Sayat Nova,
Vagif Grigoryan, teacher of the Wind Instruments Department of Stepanakert Musical College after Sayat Nova
Pavel Gharabekyan, senior specialist of the Art and Folk Art Department of the NKR Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs Staff.