Frank Schweikert: Ecological Festival Arevordi Has Regional Signific


28.10.2009 18:54 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ In the framework of "Arevordi" eco-festival
the Embassy of France in Armenia hosted a reception in honor of
participants and jury members of the festival October 28 in Yerevan.

"I find Arevordi very professional compared to other festivals.

Organizers and participants have a huge motivation, " jury member of
the main program of the festival Frank Schweikert told a last press
conference in Yerevan today.

According to him, the festival has a regional significance, since
the topics discussed are not only of national but also international
importance. The festival once again proves that communication is one
of the most important tools on the way to solve problems.

"We will watch 16 films until the end of the festival, and our task
is to find the film which will be interesting to any audience. These
films should attract attention and be accessible to all, " Frank
Schweikert told a PanARMENIAN.Net reporter.

The festival also organized screenings of films devoted to
environmental issues.

"We must always be careful to the environment. Such festivals are
helping to raise public awareness and find solutions to global
problems, " the French Ambassador to Armenia Serge Smessow said.

The reception was attended by head of the OSCE Office in Yerevan,
Ambassador Sergey Kapinos.

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