23 Must attend Festivals and Events in Armenia 2018 [Updating]

Armenia is a mysterious land and it needs to be discovered. Festivals and events are the best way to know more about Armenia, people living in Armenia, Armenian customs and traditions, the way people act and feel and what not can be discovered! 1. Snow Art Festival Snow art festival also known as Snowman 2018 is held in Jermuk, Vayots Dzor, during February 17-18. This festival is a fantastic time to discover your talents. During the festival, people make different figures out of snow and have fun. 2. International Jazz Day Lovers…

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18 Best places to visit in Armenia

Armenia is a holy land full of sightseeing. Once you are in Armenia it is absolutely necessary to visit the places represented below. Here are 18 must-see places of Armenia.  1. Tatev monastery, wings of Tatev Tatev Monastery goes back to the 9th-century. It is an Armenian Apostolic church which is situated in Syunik Province in southeastern Armenia. Wings of Tatev is a famous cableway which is 5.7 km (3.5 mi). It is considered to be the longest reversible aerial tramway. 2.   Yerevan Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, is considered…

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Hartak Festival 2018 Gyumri, Armenia

“Hartak” is a two-day festival of exchanging experience. It is a great chance to both share and gain knowledge through workshops, speeches of non-formal type and so on. About “Hartak” Festival The non-formal and creative environment helps people both share their own knowledge and get knowledge from the other speakers. This year, in 2018 the central theme is going to be social entrepreneurship and good business models. “Hartak” Festival 2018 This year, in 2018, “Hartak” Festival is going to take place on July 7-8 in Gyumri, the cultural capital of Armenia. This year…

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Barbecue Festival 2018 Armenia – Feel the taste of Armenia!

Armenia is the best place to taste the most delicious barbecue ever. Armenians are addicted to barbecue and it is a unique tradition for them to make this dish. Barbecue VS Khorovats Armenians have their own name for the dish known as barbecue, it is – “Khorovats”, which means “roast”. Khorovats is made on “manghal”: it is a grilling apparatus that works with the flaming coals of fire made out of wood. In contrast, barbecue can be made in the oven. The tradition of Khorovats making It came from the…

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Watermelon Festival Armenia 2018

Watermelon Festival Watermelon Festival is an annual festival held annually around the world. Besides enjoying the tastiest watermelons, you can also be a part of the fantastic music, amazing dances and different performances. Nowadays Armenia also celebrates Watermelon Festival annually. Watermelon Festival Armenia Yerevan Municipality encourages different tour agencies to start Watermelon festival in Armenia. Armenia is a country where different festivals are held and watermelon festival is one of the tastiest festivals. Watermelon Festival Armenia 2018 Watermelon festival in Armenia takes place in the heart of Yerevan – Swan lake. Watermelon carving…

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Vardavar Armenian tradition [Facts and Dates]

Vardavar is a fun festival in Armenian. During Vardavar people splash water on each other. Vardavar Armenian tradition During Vardavar people of all ages splash water on each other.  In general, Armenians pour buckets of water from their windows on the people they know or even they do not know. Children have too much fun. Vardavar is also a great way to escape the hot summer days. Vardavar origin Speaking about the history of Vardavar we should mention that it goes back to pagan times. This festival is associated with the goddess…

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10 MOST POPULAR FLOWERS IN THE WORLD

Flowers give beauty to our houses and hearts. Flowers are romantic, amazing, fragile, God’s sweetest creations just like a woman. That’s why women love flowers too much. Here we represent to your attention 10 most popular flowers in the world. Rose Roses are the most popular flowers in the world. They are suitable for any occasion. There are different types of roses either with a great smell or with no smell (for those who have an allergy for odours). Tulip Tulips have become popular since the 17th century. In general, tulip…

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Adventure tours in Armenia – Daily Tours in Armenia

If you are a lover of adventures and if you are searching for an extreme adventure holiday, you are on a right path. Armenia is a fantastic adventure destination for everyone. Here are some adventure tours: Off-road tours Mount-biking tours Trekking tours To know and explore Armenia, you will have a great chance to be hosted by local people. You will experience the Armenian hospitality, their traditions customs and food the taste of which you will remember for the rest of your life.Be sure that each of the tours is…

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Things to do in Gyumri for 5 hours

Recently we visited Gyumri, but unfortunately, only 5 hours were at our disposal. We faced a difficult question: how to use these hours? We were lucky to get acquainted with the young, energetic co-founder of the tourist company “Gyumri Tour” Gor Torosyan. Despite the fact that Gor is a historian, he and his group create various interesting tourist programs.According to the preliminary agreement, Gor met us at the central square of Vardanants. In February 2018, Torosyan was able to organize the winter festival Winter Fest in Amasia with his own…

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Velvet Revolution Armenia in 2018

Armenia, a small country with big minds and big dreams, and these dreams of getting rid of oligarchs, hyper-capitalism, bribes, poverty, and so on gave birth to this velvet revolution. The movement named “My Step” organized by Nikol Pashinyan, a representative of the opposition started a movement against the president Serzh Sarkisian who decided to take also prime minister’s chair and rule Armenians without giving any right to them. Slogans of the Velvet Revolution in Armenia Any movement has its slogans and people learn them by heart very quickly. Here are some…

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