The Hamazkayin’s Art Schools have focused their activities of 2015 on the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. Director Robert Arakelian presented the performance "Garod" in the presence of a large crowd of students on Thursday, 12 March 2015, at 10: 00 am, and at 12: 00 pm, at "Der Melkonian" Theater Hall. The Armenian director, the author and artistic director of the performance Robert Arakelian successfully managed to focus the young generation’s attention on the message delivered by the performance for about one hour. That message is delivered through the character and life of the Diaspora Armenian that has survived the Armenian Genocide. In other words, the author authentically reveals and gives the diagnosis of the weak, virulent, negative and spiritually exhaustive phenomenon, such as xenomania, assimilation risk, hopelessness and homeland dispossession, which any Diaspora Armenian faces in the role of an emigrant and in searches of "paradise" in the world.
"Garod is the Armenian of today and of all times, which wanders from country to country, trying to find a formula for happiness and justice. However, on the rocky crossroads of the multinational world, he concludes that the world will respect our cause only if we have a powerful county, and that we shall be able to gain righteousness only with healthy and dignified essence", rightfully states director Robert Arakelian.