Rubina Ruben Kalantaryan – 95!

On May 1, 2020, the People's Artist of Russia Rubina Rubenovna Kalantaryan, who lives in St. Petersburg, turned 95 years old. In the photo: with Aznavour Some photos of Rubina Rubenovna are reflected on the site: – before 1970 – since 1971. There were many articles about the singer in the Avatamk newspaper of the Armenian Apostolic Church of St. Petersburg. And from the Armenian autonomy to its 85th anniversary in 2010, a brochure and a DVD disc with songs were published. In recent years, Rubina Rubenovna needed attention due to her health, and it

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  • May 1, 2020

Rubina Ruben Kalantaryan – 95!

Updated: May 2, 2020

On May 1, 2020, the People's Artist of Russia Rubina Rubenovna Kalantaryan, who lives in St. Petersburg, turned 95 years old.

In the photo: with Aznavour

Some photos of Rubina Rubenovna are reflected on the site:

There were many articles about the singer in the Avatamk newspaper of the Armenian Apostolic Church of St. Petersburg. And from the Armenian autonomy to its 85th anniversary in 2010, a brochure and a DVD disc with songs were published.

In recent years, Rubina Rubenovna needed attention due to her health, and it was regularly provided by the Armenian autonomy of the city in the person of Ashot Nersisyan. For about 20 years, he helped her with food and medicine.

On May 1, on the day of the singer's 95th birthday, she, a member of the World Club of Petersburgers, received congratulations from the Armenian National-Cultural Autonomy of St. Petersburg. Zohrab Gabrielyan handed flowers and a cake to Rubina Rubenovna, Ashot Nersisyan – a bouquet and medicines from a large set that came to St. Catherine's Church from Karen Mkrtchyan for distribution to those in need in the community.

The letter from the Armenian autonomy, in particular, said:

Dear and beloved Rubina Rubenovna,

The Armenian national-cultural autonomy of St. Petersburg joins the heartfelt congratulations of the cultural community of Russia and Armenia on your anniversary birthday! On this significant day, I would like to once again express my sincere feelings to you, a noble person, an outstanding and truly folk singer.

Rubina Rubenovna, your inspired art continues to arouse admiration, it illuminates hearts with kindness and joy, fills life itself with hope and meaning.

Your unique talent, deep devotion to the two Fatherlands – Russia and Armenia, generous soul and unparalleled service to art have enriched the cultural heritage and have become a guide for many generations of singers.

We wish health and good spirits, joy to you and all your loved ones!

Chairman of the Council of the Armenian Regional National Cultural

Among those who congratulated the legendary singer in her house were Ashot Nersisyan, Zohrab Gabrielyan and Vahan Babakhanyan.

With Ashot Nersisyan and Vahan Babakhanyan

With Zohrab Gabrielyan

Representatives of the Armenian autonomy read to the singer some reviews from readers on the Facebook social network under publication about her anniversary.

Here are two reviews – from a former student in Leningrad, who returned after studying in Armenia, and from a former employee of the Consulate General of Armenia.

Vardui Muradyan (Liteering teacher at school No. 35 named after Gogol in Yerevan): She was invited to the celebration of the anniversary of O. Tumanyan, there I saw her for the first time. She was regally beautiful! Proud gait went on stage and sang beautiful romances in the Armenian and Russian languages. The captivating voice conquered! It was a very long time ago, on the very long time. To mine in 1968, I was in my second year. We are Armenians, students of Leningrad universities, then we were often at her concerts! Then I did not know about her princely origin! She is really the queen of the romance!

Please pass on my sincere congratulations to Rubin Rubenovna on her birthday! I wish her good health and let her know that we always remember her!

I returned to Armenia in 1971 as soon as I graduated from the institute! Then all the events were organized by students and graduate students of the University of Leningrad! I just heard that the main organizer was Levon Ter-Petrosyan and his associates. I then heard about the problem for the first time

Karabakh. When I entered the institute, I was not even 17 years old, I liked our meetings with compatriots, it was very interesting! But unfortunately, I have already forgotten the names of many who participated, because so much time has passed!

Violetta Agababyan (former employee of the Consulate General of Armenia in St. Petersburg):

I am proud of acquaintance with Rubin Rubenovoe and wish her health, she occupies a considerable place in the history of the culture of St. Petersburg and in the preparation of beautiful vocalists. I kiss you dear!

During the day, about 100 readers like publications about the anniversary of their beloved singer, and half of them from Armenia.

It is symbolic that literally before visiting the anniversary, the guests conducted a conversation on the phone with the former deputy minister of Diaspora Armenia Vartan Marashlyan, now dealing with issues of cooperation of Armenia-spokes and repatriation. Rubin Rubenovna, having lived two -thirds of life in Russia, did not forget the roots, language and connection with Armenia. For the Armenian community of St. Petersburg and Russia, this is a landmark. For many Armenians in St. Petersburg, it is the song of the People's Artist of Russia Rubin Rubenovna Kalantaryan is a kind of parting words.