Gyumri is the second largest city in the Republic of Armenia in terms of population, located in the northwestern part of Armenia, in the Shirak region, 126 km from Yerevan. Gyumri has been a settlement since time immemorial. This is evidenced as far back as 1875 BC, during the construction works, found in the so-called "Martik's grave". Bronze items of the II millennium, as well as those found in 1908 BC. X-IX centuries Iron bracelets and knives. Now Gyumri is considered the capital of medal-winning athletes, the shooting range of the best Armenian films. The city is called the "capital of humor" because of the ingenuity of the inhabitants, the abundance of jokes. The city is really cultural. He has given many talented painters and actors to Armenian art.