Agarak Fest (Video)

Agarak Fest (Video)


On August 25, 2019 at 15։00 p.m. in Agarakadzor community of Vayots Dzor there took place the festival “Agarak Fest”, the primary goal of which is to contribute to the activation of economy in the community by means of the sustainable development of the community.

At the opening ceremony of the festival, which lasted for about 20 minutes, the representative of EU Delegation to RA Piotr Switalski, the head of Areni enlarged community Husik Sahakyan, the administrative head of Agarakadzor village Andranik Galstyan, the representative of the Armenian office of World Vision International Relief and Development Organization, the representative of the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets delivered greeting speeches.

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During the festival, there surely were wonderful national dances and a concert program.

During this festival, the audience had the opportunity to take part in different events. The events included pottery, woodwork, felting, processing of paper and cloth, preparation of eco bags, biking for the lovers of eco tourism and active rest, horse riding, visit to the local sightseeing accompanied by the residents, as well as tea drinking, javelin throwing, bubble party, on-line quiz about fauna for the lovers of light leisure

The organizers of the festival have also invited the members of Unison NGO, which assists people with special needs.

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Author: H. Muradyan

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan