Participants enjoy a bonfire and live music at Sail of Hope Bard Festival. (Photo by Hrant Sahakyan, My Armenia Program)

Take part in a Festival

Participants enjoy a bonfire and live music at Sail of Hope Bard Festival. (Photo by Hrant Sahakyan, My Armenia Program)

From spring to winter, all across Armenia festivals and communal celebrations are important parts of public life. Communities enjoy many different kinds of festivals throughout the year, from the Areni Wine Festival to the Dolma Festival in Hnaberd.

Drawing on insights and technical expertise from the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, My Armenia provides training, logistic support, and coordinating activities for festival organizers in Armenia, to ensure that these cultural celebrations can be enjoyed for many years to come.

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