Festivals 2014

“ARENI” FEST” Foundation together with Areni village Administration are organizing Areni Wine Festival 2015 which is an excellent chance to discover Armenia. We invite all wine-makers and all those who are fond of wine and Armenian culture!!!

Each year in Areni village takes place already a traditional “Areni Wine” Festival, where besides the inhabitants of the region there are also present representatives of various departments.

“Areni Wine Festival” gives a great opportunity to discover Armenia. Those who even once have taken part in Areni Wine Festival in Armenia will never forget the bright impressions. During the Areni Wine Festival you will be able to taste the best range of Armenian wines, which are very highly valued by European consumers.

The “Areni Wine Fetiva”l opens with the bright and colorful and spectacular parade of the best wine-makers, combined with the song and dance combination.

The festival program includes;
• Opening ceremony
• Armenian wine-makers’ Fair
• Public and professional wine tasting
• Exhibition-fair of traditional dishes, made by the best Armenian restaurants
• Business Meetings
• National music, dances, games, theatrical performances
• Art program, participation of art amateur groups
• Contests;
- “Armenia in your eyes” best wine label contest,
- “Gold Keg” prize for the best wine among the best wine-producers,
- Homemade wine producers contest
- “The best souvenir of the festival”

Currently there works two wine factories in Areni village. And by this wine people embellish their traditional and revelry tables and wish good luck and best wishes to each other.
Our mission is to develop Regional and Rural Tourism in Armenia combining with traditional events and ceremonies.

Areni  Wine Festival 2014

Wine and harvest high day.

6th traditional Wine Festival "Areni" will be held on October 1-5 in five winemaking communities of Vayots Dzor, Armenia.

On October 1 in Malishka community will be held "Day of the community"  event, during which will take place the festival-exhibition-tasting. On October 2 in Elpine and October 3 in Rind will take place home-made wines festival within "Day of the community" celebrations.

On October 4 in the village Areni will be held the traditional Areni Wine Festival, which will be accompanied  by festival- exhibition of  factory wine production and demonstration the process of wine making, art presentations.

On October 5, within “Gyumri city Day” will be held on Arts and Crafts Festival, Festival of bread, different art programs, events. Celebrations will be concluded with a concert of Armenian famous musician Ara Gevorgyan.

Five days of celebrations will be completed with Vayots Dzor "Harvest Festival" On October 5 in Eghegnadzor city. 


Traditions of Syuniq 2014

On August 23rd, the first ever Traditions of Syunik festival will take place in the city of Goris. The event will launch from Grigor Tatevaci Square, proceeding into the citys Central Park and continuing into Old Goris. Various family-oriented events and activities will be held throughout the day. Performances by local and regional dance troupes and choirs will fill the air with the sounds of Syunik, while the Sacrament of Our Canyons theater performance will be staged in the cave church of Old Goris. Local goods, food and drinks prepared by Syunik-based artisans will be displayed and available for sale.

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