DJ Vakcina (Arusik Mkrtchyan) was born in 1985, on December 27 in Yerevan. DJ Vakcina is the most popular DJ woman in Armenia.
She started her creative life in 2002, when in the Republic Square during the DJENERATION festival she stood by the DJ board and played her first set. At that time she had already decided to conquer this field, as the club music has been her companion since 1997.
Everything started when she became the fan of the band “The Prodigy”, afterwards her music companions became Chemical Brothers, Fat Boy Slim, Junky XL, Lunatic Calm, Moby, Orbital, Future Sound Of London and many other famous projects and creators famous in early 2000.
At that time she appeared as DJ SICK. Arusik started to work as DJ Vakcina from 2006- becoming the author of number unique sets, The clubbers of Garage club listened to her professional sets for the first time.. It was then when Arusik started her author’s program in the ether of radiostation FM 105.5, that continued to be a youth cult program about clubs, DJs and club life for 3 years. During this program almost all the DJs and projects that came to Armenia were invited to the program, as well as the representatives of local club life, party organizers, DJs, club directors(owners), clubbers and all those people who took part in Armenian club life development.
Since 2006 up today DJ Vakcina is a leading DJ in Armenia which has a great demand and DJ-downs carrier .She started to organize her own programs which mainly carried public health character.
The biggest party was the festival Vakcinology No Drugs, No Cigarretes, presented in cooperation with Golden Globe production, which was hold in Concert Hall after Karen Demirchyan. This was the first festival of such a large scale, in which took part Armenoids, Arrata Project, Armcore Project, DJ Miro, DJ Extreme and of course DJ Vakcina.
Later she organized a number of parties and DJ competitions, in which participated Mark Ayunc- from Francfurd , DJ Armen Van Doonian from London , DJ Minister Of Music from Hollywood , DJ Renderman from Moscow and many other DJ-s:
The second biggest party was NO AIDS project organized on December 1st , 2009. (which was organized every year 2010,2011)
This is another step in that direction, in which DJ Vakcina considers her primary function, to dictate young people to stay healthy to have a healthy lifestyle and trendy at the same time, going clubs, enjoying music and good atmosphere.
During the project NO AIDS this year (2011.) DJ Vakcina was honored “HIV|AIDS 2011apologist “” prize. Now DJ Vakcina considered to be PR & ART of the most popular club in Yerevan (One club) and the owner of the Laboratory ,which is considered to be innovation in this shpere.
The Laboratory organizes youth events, actions and closed evenings. It cooperates with other organizations in Armenia. DJ Vakcina-is also involved in charity, visiting number of orphanages in Armenia. She participates in various health activities, participate in similar workshops, young people encouraging an active lifestyle
Returning to the beginning of his DJ-career, it should be noted that she has a large audience not only in Armenia but also in abroad, and to attract it is also a clubber-media: In 2011. She visited many countries as Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Georgia. In 2012. DJ Vakcina- is preparing a new tour to Europe.
DJ Vakcina was the only DJ who has had honor to play at the same board together with the best DJs arrived in Armenia with Yves Larock on March 20th, 2009 in Tornado, Bob Sinclar on July 29 in the Lovers’ Park .Magazines and radio and TV programs have been discussing her personality and image since 2003 up till now.
DJ Vakcina is one of Armenian most requested DJs, who has occupied her place in Armenia’s club life Her preferred styles are-progressive tech, tech house and minimal techno styles, so in most of her sets you can listen to music of mainly this style. The address of her personal web page is www.djvakcina.com.
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