Silva Hakobyan is a beloved and quite popular Armenian singer who is famous for her songs including Noraharsik, which are filled with the Armenian spirit and zest. Find her Instagram page as well as some photos here!
Armenia is quite small country, but it is rich with talented people, especially in music industry. Today we are going to introduce you one of the most outstanding representatives of the Armenian show business, Silva Hakobyan.
She has a very unique style and is considered to be the sweetheart of the Armenian pop music industry. If you want to learn more about this singer, just keep reading!
Silva Hakobyan’s Education and Early Career
Believe it or not, but Silva Hakobyan started to sing since the age of four. She has been performing in various benevolence concerts since she was 7. Silva performed in places such as the Zatik orphanage, the Red Cross Hospital.
She was also delivering some of her most favored songs for the Army and some other occasions. After leaving the school in Yerevan, Silva entered the Yerevan State College of Contemporary Band and Jazz Music.
Silva Hakobyan entered the Armenian show business in 2006 and boomed it with her hit song “The Night” (in Armenian: Gisher e). This song gave her extensive popularity and was recognized as one of the biggest hits of year.
According to BBC ratings Silva Hakobyan was named one of the top 6 young singers in the world. Many of her songs won her awards and prizes in lots of famous musical competitions.
Awards of Silva Hakobyan
The full list of her awards you can see down below.
|2006||BBC “The Next Big Thing”|
|2006||“The Revelation of The Year” in theNational Armenia Music Awards|
|2006||“Best song” “The Night” Voske Qnar|
|2006||“Best singer” ”Krunk-2006”|
|2007||“Best song” “I LIKE” Voske Qnar|
|2009||“Best song” “Tnic paxel em” TASHIR-2009|
Silva Hakobyan’s Family Bond
It’s worth mentioning that Silva Hakobyan’s family members are very close to the art and music. It may seem a bit strange, but Silva’s producer is her father, Hakob Hakobyan.
Her father accompanies her everywhere she goes. It could be an interview, concert, event, anything. Fellow musicians sometimes make friendly jokes about her father being around all the time.
In addition, the instrumentation of most of her songs is done by her brother, Edgar Hakobyan. You think this is it? Not at all. The composer of most of Silva Hakobyan’s beloved songs is her sister Mane Hakobyan.
Furthermore, the songs are recorded mainly in the family studio. In most of the people’s opinion the family has one unwritten rule, which is “You can find me there where my daddy is”. It feels like the jokes are endless concerning this topic.
Musical Style of Silva Hakobyan
If you glance at her career path, you can see that her style is constantly being transformed. Now you can see her in more cheerful and bright colors, crazy clothes and with original hairstyle.
She has a great number of fans that follow her on Instagram. Each year she is releasing, at least one new music video for her audience and even manages to organize concert tour in and outside of Armenia.
On October 16, 2010, Silva Hakobyan gave a solo concert at the Karen Demirchyan Sport and Concert Complex. You can easily find her photos and some fragments of her concerts on the internet and in her Instagram page. You can also watch the full concert here.
She has 71K followers in Instagram and is quite active in posting her photos. Looking at her photos you can easily notice her “Armenian nose”. There have been some discussions in tabloids about her plans to have her nose done.
Apparently, in one of her interviews she confessed that will never ever change her nose shape. Later, she claimed that most of the people who do plastic surgery, are having some problems or complexes, so she is not down for troubles. She has repeatedly stated that she tries to embrace her natural beauty.
The Most Popular Songs by Silva Hakobyan
Silva Hakobyan has many songs that are quite famous and beloved by Armenians. Here we will name some of her most popular songs and music videos.
Let’s have a closer look to the works of this popular Armenian singer.
Song #1: Sasna Par (The dance of Sasun)
This is a patriotic song that was released in 2011. Music and lyrics are done by her sister Mane Hakobyan and is arranged by her brother, Edgar Hakobyan. There are quite difficult mass scenes in this music video, because the core of the plot is the Armenian-Turkish battle.
The music is based on the idea of strength, victory and the power of dancing. Silva Hakobyan’s role in this video is quite impressing as she is playing the role of Armenian duchess.
You can find some of her backstage photos of this music video in Silva’s Intsagram page.
Anyway, they realized all their plans and while watching this music video you can enjoy an outstanding folk dance of a large group of Armenian dancers.
Song #2: Noraharsik (Newlywed bride)
The next song that we want to present you is called “Noraharsik”. The song was released in 2013 and since then it has quite high popularity. Music and lyrics of “noraharsik” are again done by her sister, Mane Hakobyan and the producer of this song is Edgar Hakobyan.
In Armenian, Noraharsik means newlywed bride and, as you can guess, the music video is all about a wedding ceremony. As Silva Hakobyan said “noraharsik” has no concrete plot, it just reflects the reality of Armenian wedding ceremonies.
In “noraharsik” they tried to show the preparatory phase, through which is passing every bride. Armenian wedding ceremonies are full of dancing, but one of the main dances is the dance of the bride.
The song “noraharsik” is now serving its purpose and many people prefer this song and a theme for their “dance of the bride”. In this song Silva Hakobyan is wearing a wedding dress and if you are interested to see her in that appearance then just have a look at her Instagram page. You will find there many photos of her with some interesting images and looks.
Some of her other famous and beloved songs are “Mrutik”, which is quite fun and colorful music video, “Shnorhavor”, “Xachik, Vachik”, “Move with me”, “Don’t Apologize” and many others. If you want to have a closer look and understand the Armenian show business, then you can start from listening Silva Hakobyan’s music.
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