Practical info

“In Motion” art installation

We’re doing an art installation in two of the three trains that go from Yerevan to Gyumri, and back. The art installation will stay up from October 29, to Sunday, November 1.

  • Wagon1: “the Nest” an origami installation by Lilit Markosian and HAYP Pop Up Gallery.
  • Wagon2: “218 Minutes: A Moving Snapshot” a project by Tumo Center students led by John Lee, Photographer
  • Wagon3: “The Chaos Wagon” a collective exhibit by Gyumri and Yerevan artists

Wagon1 and Wagon3 are located in train A.

Wagon3 is located in train B.

There is no exhibit in train C (which is the early morning train from Gyumri to Yerevan at 08:25, and the late night train from Yerevan to Gyumri at 18:05).


“In Motion” performance schedule

There will be “In Motion” performances on these 4 trains:

  1. Thursday, October 29, in the train leaving Yerevan at 14:30 (train A)
  2. Friday, October 30, in the train leaving Yerevan at 14:30 (train B)
  3. Saturday, October 31, in the train leaving Yerevan at 07:55 (train A)
  4. Sunday, November 1, in the train leaving Gyumri at 11:45 (train B)

Theater, contemporary dance, acoustic guitar, accordeon, latin american folk music… For detailed program, click here.

What’s happening in Gyumri?

Thursday, October 29

  • 17:40 The passengers of our opening train ride arrive in Gyumri. Upon arrival: short city tour starting at Gyumri train station. (Free event)
  • 18:00 Exhibition by Urban Design Lab Gyumri at Gallery 25. A project by Fine Art & Architecture students and Jan Doms (urban architect). (free event)
  • 19-23 Luys i Luso Immersive Installation & Tigran Hamasyan Performance at Italian Consulate (free event) (for details check their facebook event)

Friday, October 30

  • 19-23 Luys i Luso Immersive Installation at Italian Consulate  (free event) (for details check their facebook event)
  • 20:00 Lusine Sargsyan live at Gyumri Jazz Club (1000AMD, pay at entrance) (for details check their facebook event)

Saturday, November 30

  • 19-23 Luys i Luso Immersive Installation at Italian Consulate  (free event) (for details check their facebook event)

During the day, we recommend visiting the city and the region! Our partner Shirak tours organize different tours (historical city tour, art tour… one for every taste!). Reservation is necessary: call them on 0312 53148.

Full schedule of performances on the train

Click here.

Where to stay in Gyumri?

If you want to stay overnight in Gyumri, we recommend staying at Villa Kars or at Berlin Art Hotel. Both places are stunning and unique creative experiences, and offer discount rates for “In Motion” participants. Another option is KASA Foundation youth hostelCall them directly to reserve a room!

  • Berlin Art Hotel (50% discount on rooms) | 0312 57659
  • Villa Kars (40% discount on rooms) | 0105 61156
  • Kasa | 031256528 | +374 (0) 77301262

Train schedule & tickets

The train schedule stays the same as usual… and the price too! The train leaves from the main station in Gyumri, and the Sasuntsi Davit station in Yerevan. BE CAREFUL! The train leaves right on time. We recommend coming to the platform at least 15 minutes before!

Train tickets: No need for reservation. You can buy the tickets directly on the train, or at the station. They cost 1,000 drams.

If you live outside of Yerevan/Gyumri: There are many stops between Yerevan and Gyumri. Call the train station (018) to ask them when the Yerevan-Gyumri train gets to the station nearest you.

Train schedule