Armenia's Urvakan Festival reveals first names for 2022

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  • 30 artists from 14 countries have been announced for the September event in Dilijan.
  • Armenia's Urvakan Festival reveals first names for 2022 image
  • Armenian festival Urvakan has announced the first wave of artists for 2022. The second edition will take place from September 23rd through 25th at the Armenian Composers' Union Resort in Dilijan, about 90 minutes from the capital Yerevan, where the first edition was held in 2019. This year's lineup will feature artists working across electronic, rap, folk, noise and more. Today's announcement presents 30 live performances from 14 countries, with slots for aya, Deena Abdelwahed, ZULI, Lara Sarkissian, ABADIR, Jay Glass Dubs and Beirut Groove Collective. Vincent de Belleval and Nicolas Jaar will present a performance piece titled "Retaining the Energy, But Losing The Image" and in a world premiere, Yerevan's Ensemble Assonance will perform Eduard Hayrapetyan's "The Wind" in the Beethoven Concert Hall. Find the rest of the lineup so far in the event listing below. Here are some more images of the venue.
    Photos: Mitya Lyalin, Max Avdeev

    • Fri, 23 Sep

      [POSTPONED] Urvakan Festival 2022

      Nicolas Jaar, 3Phaz, ABADIR, Anushka Chkheidze, Avtomat, AWWWARA, AYA, Deena Abdelwahed, DJ Plead, Yhii, Habibi Funk, hessIless, Jay Glass Dubs, Lara Sarkissian, Mixtinct, Mulatu Astatke, Nadah El Shazly, Nkisi, Pan Daijing, Peter Kirn, Senyawa, Slikback, ZULI
      Armenia
      TBA - Dilijan
      64

    • Fri, 23 Sep

      [POSTPONED] Urvakan Festival 2022

      Nicolas Jaar, 3Phaz, ABADIR, Anushka Chkheidze, Avtomat, AWWWARA, AYA, Deena Abdelwahed, DJ Plead, Yhii, Habibi Funk, hessIless, Jay Glass Dubs, Lara Sarkissian, Mixtinct, Mulatu Astatke, Nadah El Shazly, Nkisi, Pan Daijing, Peter Kirn, Senyawa, Slikback, ZULI
      Armenia
      TBA - Dilijan
      64