Symbol For Pan-Armenian Festival is Chosen


27 July 2004

Recently the journalists were among the happy that saw Nare and Narek,
the young Armenians, symbols for “One Nation, One Culture”
Pan-Armenianfestival. They wore tricolor national dresses decorated
with Armenian ornaments. R. Sahakian managed to elaborate this
variant after testing many. Over 100 volunteers will accompany the
participants of the festival on August 14-23 in Armenia and Nagorno
Karabagh. The employees of the hotels, cafes and halls will wear the
uniform. Karnie Khodikian, RA Deputy Culture Minister, Naira
Melkumian, RA Fund’ s director, and Hrachia Ashughian, director of the
festival were present at the meeting with the journalists.

The festival will contribute to the development of the relations
between Armenia and Diaspora, it will represent the cultural values
and help discussing the art and cultural issues.

By Marieta Makarian