Celebrated Armenian dance choreographer Gagik Ginosyan has passed away aged 57, the press service of the Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography.
Ginosyan was the founder and artistic director of Karin Armenian Folk Song and Dance Group. He was a participant in the Nagorno-Karabakh war.
Ginosyan was born on August 3, 1966 in Akhaltskha, Georgian SSR.
In 1987 he started dancing in Van Song and Dance Ensemble founded by Hayrik Muradyan, another great Armenian cultural figure.
Ginosyan founded “Tsovak” and “Karin” traditional song and dance groups in 2001.