Believe it or not, it’s impossible to be an Armenian and have no talent in something. In a nutshell, Armenians have talented people in every sphere.
There are a lot of popular singers in Armenian showbiz as well. So, meet Nune Yesayan; one of the most gifted singers in Armenia.
If want to discover the magical power of her songs that appeal to large groups of listeners or know her husband and children, just make sure your internet connection is alright.
You will be able to watch some videos as well!
Nune Yesayan’s Career Path from Engineering to the Stage
An engineer who is a professional singer at the same. You’re right! It is about Nune Yesayan. This dame with true feminine appearance is an Armenian singer who started her career with an Armenian jazz band in the 90s.
Initially, she enrolled in the Yerevan Polytechnic University, faculty of engineering. However, innate talent won the battle against the profession she chose. Soon, she was accepted to the Yerevan Jazz and Pop collage.
While performing in Middle East, Nune Yesayan noticed the love of Armenians for folk songs and recorded her first album based on those songs. The traditional song “Qele Lao” from that album was a hit both in Armenian and Diaspora.
Soon she gained fame and still the tickets of her concerts are sold out immediately. The repertoire of this talented singer has a wide range of songs in different genres. She sings pop, jazz, folk songs and even contemporary hits.
The Happy Family Built by Nune Yesayan and Her Husband
This Armenian “pop diva” has always been in the center of attention of public and media. Her personal life, especially marriage with her husband, Avo Khalatyan were major topics of discussion.
The thing is that she is a lot older than her husband. So, their marriage made fans went sort of “crazy”. It may surprise you! But be patient! Everything has its explanation.
In Armenian mentality, it’s a little bit “unnatural” when a woman has a younger husband, to say the least. In Armenian families, father “wears the trousers”, so folks find it wiser for the husband to be older.
Nevertheless, Nune Yesayan’s family is one of the banner families in Armenia. They have a daughter and a son. And here are some interesting things to know about the diva of Armenian showbiz!
Fun Facts about Nune Yesayan
Telling someone’s biography as a story, is a bit boring, let’s be honest. Reading that story is even more boring. So, we decided to make it fun for you. Here, we have selected some of the most interesting facts about Nune Yesayan, that is worth knowing. So, check it out!
- While on tours abroad Nune Yesayan has something to cheer up her foreign listeners as well. She sings some songs in Arabic, English and French.
- Nune Yesayan always does her best to contribute to wellbeing of her country and nation. So, she gives charity concerts for the Armenian Fund.
- The charity concert Nune Yesayan performed in Cascade, Yerevan was the largest in terms of audience. It gathered over 35000 fans.
- New York Times and Boston Globe mentioned Nune Yesayan as one of the most influential women in the world of Armenian Music.
- Ahead of the 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide Nune Yesayan had a concert in Istanbul in 2013. It resulted in a lot of criticism due to lingering political strain between Armenia and Turkey. However, after the concert took place the gossips and criticism halted. The concert was a real success.
Nune Yesayan: Songs and Collaborations
Nune Yesayan is one of the first showbiz stars of independent Armenia. She was awarded as the Honored Artist of Armenia in 2006.
Since the very beginning of her career she has sung a lot of songs and shot nearly 20 video clips. “I’m tired”, “I’m yours”, “Nune”, “Why I loved You”, “Dle Yaman” are some of her most famous songs.
It’s noteworthy that Nune Yesayan gives special attention to patriotic and folk songs. To make that songs more appealing to younger Armenians, some of those songs were rearranged. “Going to War”, “Getashen” are the must-be-listen-to for every Armenian.
Thus, such talented singer has had a lot of collaborations with both local and foreign artists. Nune Yesayan appeared on the stage with Persian singer Andy with Armenian background and hold your breath now!
She sang with French Idol Patrick Fiori! The list of native artists make up Arame, Mher, Sevak Amroyan, Shushan Petrosyan and many other outstanding names of Armenian show business.
Nune Yesayan Song #1: “Getashen”
This patriotic song was composed during the war in Artsakh. It’s about Armenian village Getashen captured by Azerbaijan. The author of the sing is Gusan Haykazun. He is famous for writing military and war songs.
It quickly gained popularity among all Armenians. There are bunch of interesting stories connected with the song. One of them is about children led by an old man who stayed in a cave during the war.
Armenian soldiers found them and asked to come out. The children believed the soldiers only after they sang “Getashen”. So, click on this link and feel the struggling spirit of Armenians.
Nune Yesayan Song #2: “Nune”
It might sound weird when Nune is singing about Nune. But, slow down! It’s not a self-advertisement!
In the song, a girl called Nune elopes with someone else breaking the hopes and the heart of a singer.
The guy on his turn, gathers his friends to decide how to bring Nune back. Watch the music video and enjoy the latino melody.
Nune Yesayan Song #3: “My Love”
Affectionate readers you are especially welcome to listen to this song. With serene melody and words expressing devotion Nune Yesayan tells about her deep love, how happy she is with her beloved.
She wants him to be by her side forever. The black and white video clip and the destiny of the starring woman make understand that too much love can sometimes hurt.
You will like it despite the language barrier!
Nune Yesayan Song #4: “Snow”
Generally, there are a lot of songs in Armenian that refer to the four seasons of the year. Rain, snow and other symbols of these seasons are also personified in those songs.
Nune Yesayan’s “Snow” comes to prove that. This song is kind of dialogue between the singer and the snow.
She asks the snow to sing its songs for her beloved to come back. Here is touching story combined with amazing music!
Nune Yesayan Song #5: “Romance”
If in a quest for the best songs of this or that artists, it goes without saying that love songs stand first.
Here is another wonderful love song by Nune Yesayan. It’s about a woman who follows the trace of her beloved to find him.
She always keeps him in her mind. She calls him but in vain! No answer! Enjoy the song and even witness the recording process here.
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