Hambardzum Hambardzumyan

Hambardzum Hambardzumyan (b. 1984) is a fiction writer, script writer, journalist and educator, who used to be a construction worker as well. He’s the author of the short collection [A Korean delicacy]. In 2007 he earned his diploma for script writing from Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography.  Same year he was awarded President Prize in Literatrue. After coming back from his cumpalsory service in the RA Army, - spent in a remote military unit (2007-2009) -,  he  authored several stories in political fiction genre, dedicated to Post-March the 1 Armenia’s social and political issues, as well as taboo topic of the army life. His works are largely anthologized, some of his short stories are translate into English, German, Arabic, Ukrainian, Russian and Bulgarian. His current occupation is at TUMO . Along with Arpi Voskanian he is the co-founder of Groghutsav literary website (active from 2011).

In 2021 he debuted as a film director with his short movie A Korean delicacy (based on his eponymous short story). 

Other Awards

2012 – Ardzak short story award for A Korean delicacy.

Special prize of Golden Apricot International Film Festival for the best reviewing of the festivals’ Armenian Panorama program.  

2013 – first prize of Ardzak award for the short story The ghost of Hamlet’s father.

2017 – fist prize in fiction from Yerevan Book Fest.