ShushiArmenian Dance Ensemble

Past Performances

May 13, 2017 - Shushi presented a mesmerizing program, CELEBRATION, to a packed audience at Felician University in Lodi, NJ, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Shushi Dance Ensemble and the 25th anniversary of Shushi's liberation.

April 10, 2016 - Shushi presented a spectacular program, REMEMBER 1915 & RISE!!!, to a packed audience in Glendale, California sponsored by the Tekeyan Cultural Association, Glendale/Pasadena Chapter.

November 1, 2015 - Shushi presented a spectular program, REMEMBER 1915, to a full capacity audience at Felician College in Lodi, NJ. The program was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

July 9, 2015 - Shushi performed in Artsakh in a beautiful outdoor setting sponsored by Hayastan All-Armenian Fund & Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs of Karabakh. Click here to view pictures.

July 5, 2015 - Shushi performed in Yerevan, Armenia at the Alexander Spendiarian National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet sponsored by Hayastan All-Armenian Fund. Click here to view pictures.

July 2, 2015 - Shushi performed in Moscow, Russia sponsored by the Cultural Ministry of Diaspora of Armenia and the Armenian Union of Russia. Click here to view pictures.

April 23, 2015 - Shushi performed at Kean University in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

May 17, 2014 - Shushi participated in the 8th annual NY Dance Parade marching down Broadway Ave among 10,000 dancers. Click here to view pictures.

May 10, 2014 - Shushi performed at the Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony. Click here to view pictures.

May 2, 2014 - Shushi performed at the Diocesan Assembly banquet at St. Vartan Cathedral, NY.

March 30, 2014 - Shushi performed at the "Taste of Dance Parade" program at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center in New York in celebration of International Dance Day. Click here to view pictures.

March 11, 2014 - Shushi performed at a United Nations event for NGO/CSW forum reception with over 550 invited guests in New York. Click here to view pictures.

October 20, 2013 - Shushi performed in Providence Rhode Island in a spectacular program dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Sts. Sahag & Mesrob Armenian Church. Click here to view pictures.

September 22, 2013 - Shushi performed at Hovnanian Armenian School food festival.

May 11, 2013 - Shushi performed at Ellis Island Medals of Honor in New York. Click here to view pictures.

April 6, 2013 - Shushi performed to a non-Armenian audience at Byram Hills High School's Global Village Day in Armonk, NY. Click here to view pictures.

January 6, 2013 - Shushi presented a special performance at St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral's Kavookjian Hall, as part of the Christmas reception. Click here to view pictures.

December 13, 2012 - Shushi performed in the International Festival at the Straub School in NYC.

July 7, 2012 - Shushi's performed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, hosted by the AGBU - Buenos Aires Chapter. Click here to view pictures.

July 4, 2012 - Shushi's performed in Montevideo, Uruguay, hosted by the AGBU - Montevideo Chapter. Click here to view pictures.

April 8, 2012 - Shushi performed on Easter Sunday at the St. Vartan Cathedral Plaza, New York.

March 31, 2012 - Shushi performed with Armenian singer Sibil, from Istanbul with a debut concert at Bergen Academies in Hackensack, NJ organized by the Constantinople Armenian Relief Society (C.A.R.S.).

October 30, 2011 - Shushi celebrated its 20th anniversary at a sold out performance at Felician College, Lodi, NJ, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the independence of Armenia and Karabagh. Click here to view pictures.

July 23, 2011 - Shushi performed at St. Vartan Camp's (Ararat Center) 8th annual festival, Greenville, NY.

January 6, 2011 - Shushi presented a special performance at St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral's Kavookjian Hall, as part of the Christmas reception.

July 16, 2010 - Shushi's final Middle East performance was in Beirut Lebanon at Palais Des Congres in front of a sold out crowd hosted by the AGBU - AYA Lebanon Chapter. Click here to view pictures.

July 10, 2010 - Shushi had a thrilling performance at the Aleppo Citadel (Pert) in Syria in front of a sold out crowd of 3500! This performance was hosted by the AGBU - AYA Aleppo Chapter. Click here to view pictures.

July 8, 2010 - Shushi performed in front of a sold out crowd at the Damascus Opera House Theater in Damascus, Syria hosted by the AGBU - AYA Damascus Chapter. Click here to view pictures.

July 3, 2010 - Shushi kicked off its Middle East debut with a performance in Amman Jordan in front of a sold out crowd, hosted by the Armenian Al-Watani Sporting Club and the Jordanian Minister of Culture. Click here to view pictures.

March 27, 2010 — Shushi performed in front of a sell out crowd in White Plains, NY, sponsored by St. Gregory Armenian School of White Plains. Click here to view pictures.

January 16, 2010 - Shushi had its debut performance in Orlando, Fl, hosted by St. Garabed Armenian Church, followed by an evening show at Walt Disney World! Click here to view pictures of St. Garabed performance. Click here to view pictures of Disneyworld performance.

November 28, 2009 - Shushi had its debut performance in Chicago, IL, celebrating the 15th anniversary of Parev Monthly Newspaper. Click here to view pictures. Click here to view pictures.

November 26, 2009 - Shushi performed LIVE at the Armenia Fund Telethon on Thanksgiving Day in Los Angeles, CA. This year's funds will be directed toward the rebuilding and revitalization of Shushi in Karabagh. Click here to view pictures.

May 31, 2009 - Shushi performed at St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral in New York City at the consecration of the cathedral's new bronze entry doors. Click here to view pictures.

January 11—18, 2009 - Shushi performed for two nights on the Armenian Heritage Cruise XII. Click here to view pictures.

October 12, 2008 - Shushi performed at the 40th anniversary celebration of St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral in NYC.

July 6, 2008 - Shushi performed for the Armenian Army at Nubarashen, a military base in the suburbs of Yerevan.

July 3, 2008 - Shushi celebrated its 15th anniversary at the famed Opera House in Yerevan, Armenia under the patronage of Hayastan All-Armenia Fund.

April 13, 2008 - Shushi had its Toronto Debut performance, dedicated to the 92nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, sponsored by the AGBU Toronto chapter in Canada.

April 12, 2008 - Shushi performed in Montreal, Canada sponsored by the AGBU Montreal chapter. This program was dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of AGBU in Montreal.

January 27, 2008 - Shushi performed at the 50th anniversary celebration concert of the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs at Queensborough Community College Theater.

October 27, 2007 - Shushi performed at Fordham University for Vehapar at the young adult event when he made his Pontifical visit to New York.

October 6, 2007 - Shushi Seniors were one of the highlights of the evening with a special program dedicated to the 15th anniversary of Armenia Fund USA, United Nations, NY.

September 23, 2007 - Shushi performed at the 2nd annual Armenian Festival at Columbia University, NY.

September 9, 2007 - Shushi Dance Ensemble kicked off the 15th anniversary of the ensemble by  joining two renowned Armenian superstars, Shushan Petrosyan and Tigran Petrosyan in “Armenian Gala Concert” at the Millennium Theatre, Brooklyn, NY.

June 10, 2007 - Shushi performed at St. Mary Armenian church's annual food and music festival in Livingston, NJ.

December 3, 2006 - Shushi had it's West Coast debut in Pasadena, CA with Hovig Krikorian, Babin Boghosian, Hermine Toumanian, poet Noune Avetisian, Salbi Mailian, Armen Hovannesyan, Rima Garabedian, Raphael Telunts, Ruben Telunts, Lilian, and music director Andranik Mouradian to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Tekeyan Cultural Association.

December 2, 2006 - Shushi performed at the annual fundraising event at the Western Diocese in CA.

October 15, 2006 - Shushi performed at Felician College with world renowned folk singer Babin Boghosian along with Salbi Mailian, Hermine Toumanian, Ruben Telunts, Armen Hovannesian, poet Noune Avetisian and music director Andranik Mouradian.

September 23, 2006 - The Ensemble was privileged to perform on the terrace of St. Vartan Cathedral to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Armenia’s independence. 

September 17, 2006 - A few Shushi members performed at Merkin Concert Hall, at the Kaufman Center, NYC honored with the very talented pianist, Sahan Arzruni, in dedication of Armenian classics dating before Khatchadourian.  

June 11, 2006 - Shushi performed at St. Mary Armenian Church’s picnic in Livingston, NJ.

April 23, 2006 - Shushi performed in commemoration of the Armenian genocide in Watertown, MA.

July 23—25, 2005 - Shushi performed at the AGBU Camp Nubar Open House,  Andes, NY.

July 18, 2005 - Shushi performed in Stepanakert, Karabagh.

July 14, 2005 - Shushi performed for the second time in Yervan, Armenia.

May 14, 2005 - Shushi performed with Ara Gevorgian in Boston, MA.

May 1, 2005 - Shushi has a big perfomance with musical genius Ara Gevorgian at Felician College, Lodi, NJ.

October 30—31, 2004 - Shushi had two performances on the occasion of the grand reopening of the renovated AGBU center in Montreal, Canada.

June 13, 2004 - Shushi performed at the Russian Festival in Brooklyn, NY, and also at St. Mary Armenian Church's annual picnic, Livingston, NJ.

May 1, 2004 - Hilton Hotel, Rye, NY, Diocesan Convention, and  Hawthorne, NJ, celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Armenian Radio Hour.

October 26, 2003 - Felician College, Lodi, NJ and November 1, 2003, Waltham, MA, sold-out performances, with the famous pop singer, Nune Yesayan.

June 1, 2003 - Shushi Dance Ensemble’s 10th Anniversary Celebration, dedicated to Aram Khachaturian’s Centennial.

May 11, 2002 - Mothers’ Day Celebration.

July 2001 - Performance at Khor Virab, Armenia, for an international audience of 3000 youth, in honor of the 1700th Anniversary of Armenia’s adoption of Christianity.

April 30, 2000 - 85th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

July 2, 1999 - Vartanantz Asbedner Annual Convention.

November 1, 1998 - Shushi Dance Ensemble’s 5th Anniversary Celebration, including singing, ballet, instrumental performances and poetry recitations.

March 23, 1996 - Town Hall Theatre, NYC, for the Stars in Concert performance with famous pianist Jacques Kodjian, famous singer/actor Manuel, and popular singer Hovig Krikorian.

September 1993 - Celebration of the 5th Anniversary of Armenia's Independence, organized by Tekeyan Cultural Association of NY/NJ.

The Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, VA, Fundraising Festival co-sponsored by the Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities and the Alexandria Gyumri Sister City Committee for the 1988 Earthquake survivors, Alexandria, VA.

Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, NY.

Holy Trinity Armenian Church in Philadelphia, PA.

17th Annual Ethnic and Diversity Festival of NJ, under the supervision of Governor Christine Todd Whitman.

Centennial Celebration, Tenafly, NJ.

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