Iakovos Kolanian after his concert in Yerevan on September 20, 2011 in Komitas concert hall,
received the Komitas medal of the Government of the Republic of Armenia-Ministry of Diaspora.

The Ministry’s “Komitas” Medal is granted for disseminating Armenian arts in the Diaspora, high-level creativity and performance in the sphere and for making considerable contributions to the development of Armenia-Diaspora partnership through activities.