OLYMPIAD ON ARMENIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, CONTEST ON ARMENOLOGY TO BE HELD IN ARMENIA ON SEPTEMBER
ARKA News Agency, Armenia
July 30 2007
YEREVAN, July 30. /ARKA/. Two big pan-Armenian events – third Olympiad
on the Armenian language and literature and contest on Armenology –
for pupils will be held in Armenia on September 14-20.
The press service of the RA Ministry of Science and Education said
that the objective of the event is to stimulate and encourage the
knowledge of the Armenian language, literature, Armenian history and
culture, as well as creative skills in terms of free competition and
search of gifted children.
Applications for participation should be submitted to the RA Ministry
of Science and Education by July 31, 2007. Local and foreign pupils
over 14 from Armenian colleges and Sunday schools of Diaspora can
participate in the Olympiad and contest.
In the contest of Armenology questions from the History of Armenia
and Culture will be included, and for the Armenian language the
participants should pass an oral interview and creative composition.
Within the event contests of readers, rhetoric, patriotic songs will
The Ministry said that the Armenian language will be the working
language of the Olympiad, however the participants will be able to
choose tasks either on Western or Eastern Armenian.
Within the event, the participants will be able to get acquainted with
the social, educational and cultural life of Armenia, participate
in events, dedicated to the country’s Independence Day on September