LODI, N.J. — The Tekeyan Cultural Association of New York, under the auspices of the TCA Board of Directors of USA and Canada, will present a Valentine’s Dance, on February 9, starting at 7 p.m., featuring international Armenian superstar André.
The dance will take place at The Elan, in Lodi. Tickets are $125 ($150 after February 2), and $100 for Young Professionals. There will be an open bar and a four-course dinner.
André is one of the most popular pop stars of Armenia, winning the Best Male Singer trophy at various music awards in Armenia starting in 2004.
Andre, who was born in Stepanakert, Artsakh, started singing at the age of 3. Although war was taking its toll on the country and its people, the only guiding light and hope forAndré was the music and his dream of singing. These events led him to write his first song, Prayer, at the early age of nine.
Upon winning the musical contest “Road to Renaissance” at the age of 15, he started his professional career. While working for 5 years at the State Theater of Music, he pursued his education at the Yerevan State Conservatory of Music and obtained his PhD.
In addition to success as a singer, he has been a judge in several big television shows in Armenia, such as “Pop Idol”, “My name is…”, “Premiere” and “The X Factor.” André also has his own reality show called “Andrenaline.”