The same year, the “Chanaparh Depi” (“The road to”), album was recognized the Best in the pop-folk category. In 2003, she had solo concerts in Lebanon, Germany and England. In 2004, she won the first prize in “Stars Dancing” international contest. In 2005, she participated in the “Hayuhiner” program in the USA, in which old loved folk songs were fully sounded. In 2005, her first big solo concert has taken place with the participation of the State Jazz Orchestra and the “Pari yev Hogu” (“Dance and Soul”) Theatre of Sofi Devoyan in the Opera and Ballet Academic Theatre named after Al. Spendiaryan. In 2006, her second album “Hin u Nor” (“Old and New”) was released in CD and DVD versions. In 2009, she has founded a song studio, where 5-12 years old children study. In 2011, she had performed in the concerts dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the independence of Armenia in Armenia, Russia and the USA. In 2012, her 3rd album was released, named “Sirelis” (“My darling”). Since 2012 September, she is realizing the charitable program “Zaruhi Babayan Banaki Koghkin” (“Zaruhi Babayan Beside the Army”) with the support of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia and with the support of Seyran Ohanyan, the Minister of Defense. Within the frame of the program, a music video has been filmed based on the “Govk Fidayun” (“A praise to Fidayi”) song of Robert Abrahamyan, which is dedicated to the anniversary of the Armenian Army formation. Since October, she has performed concert projects within the circles of the program in the military units of the RA Armed forces and the Defense Army. In 2012, Babayan Zaruhi was awarded a memorial medal of the Defense army by the Lieutenant General Hakobyan Movses, commander of the Nagorno-Kharabakh Defense Army. Since 2013, she is known as a national follower of the UN’s Refugee Agency. In 2014 President S.
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