Garik Papoyan

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Garik Papoyan
Գարիկ Պապոյան
Born (1984-09-20) 20 September 1984 (age 37)
EducationRussian-Armenian University
OccupationActor, musician, presenter, humorist, lyricist, writer
Years active2007–present

Garik Papoyan (Armenian: Գարիկ Պապոյան, born 20 September 1984) is an Armenian actor, musician, presenter, writer and comedian.[1][2]

Early life

Garik Papoyan was born on September 20, 1984 in Gyumri. He received secondary education #196 secondary school of Yerevan. In 2001, he entered the Faculty of Tourism and Advertisement of Russian-Armenian University, which he graduated in 2008. From 2003 to 2005 he served in the Armenian Army.

Career

He first came to prominence as a member of 32 Atam club from 2007-2010, and later appeared on its spin-off titled Vitamin Club. In 2014, he wrote "Not Alone" for Aram Mp3, which represented Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Denmark and finished fourth in the final.[3][4] In 2016, he formed the duo Garik & Sona with singer Sona Rubenyan, releasing several singles including "Lusin", "Esor Urbat e", "Nino" and more.[5] Papoyan is the creator of the "Rock Generation" movement in Armenia.[6]

Personal life

In August 2012, he married to Marianne from the "X-Factor" project, Mars On. The pair now has 3 daughters.

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2014 Super Mother Menua
2015 Showing of Love Rafo "Rafayel"
2017 Super Mother 2 Menua
Television and web
Year Title Role Notes
2007-2010 32 teeth club (32 ատամ ակումբ) various
2010 Vitamin Club (Վիտամին ակումբ) various
2016 Stone Cage Indian 1 episode
As himself
Year Title Notes
2016 - 2017 Suspicious Evening (Կասկածելի Երեկո) Host, featuring Robert Martirosyan
2010 Armenian Superstar (Հայ Սուպերսթար) Jury Member
2010 Cash humor (Կանխիկ հումոր) Jury Member
2010 X Factor Jury Member
2010 No Problem (Հարց չկա) Host, featuring Aram MP3
2009-2010 3 walls (3 պատ) Host
2017 Nice Evening (Լավ Երեկո) Host, featuring Aram MP3

Songwriting

Year Title Artist Notes
2014 "Not Alone" Aram Mp3 Represented Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014
2019 "Walking Out" Srbuk Represented Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019

Awards and nominations

Year Organization Award Recipient Result Ref
2014 LUXURY award Advertising face Himself Won [7]
2018 Swallow Music Awards The Hit of The Year "Lusin" (Garik & Sona) Won [8]

References

  1. ^ "ԳԱՐԻԿ ՊԱՊՈՅԱՆ (Armenian)". avproduction.am. 2016 – via avproduction.
  2. ^ "Garik Papoyan: "I want Dorians to go to Eurovision…"". Retrieved 2016-07-11.
  3. ^ "Original Lyrics | Aram MP3 - Not Alone - Armenia 2014 | Eurovision.TV". www.eurovision.tv. Retrieved 2016-07-11.
  4. ^ "Aram MP3 to sing "Not Alone" for Armenia". Retrieved 2016-07-11.
  5. ^ ""Գարուն ա". Կոմիտաս՝ Գարիկ Պապոյանի և Սոնա Ռուբենյանի մշակմամբ (Տեսանյութ)". Aysor.am. May 7, 2020. Retrieved December 16, 2020.
  6. ^ "Առավոտ – Լուրեր Հայաստանից". Առավոտ - Նորություններ Հայաստանից (in Armenian). Retrieved 2016-07-11.
  7. ^ KamoTovmasyan. "LUXURY. ՏԱՐՎԱ ՄԱՐԴԻԿ մրցանակաբաշխությունը, հաղթողները, հյուրերը". Archived from the original on 2014-06-30. Retrieved 2016-07-11.
  8. ^ "Առաջինը ԿամոԲլոգում! ԾԻԾԵՌՆԱԿ 2018 Ազգային Երաժշտական Մրցանակաբաշխությունը, մրցանակները, հյուրերը". Archived from the original on 28 April 2018. Retrieved 24 June 2018.

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