Exhibition of New Year Trees prepared from different materials

Exhibition of New Year Trees prepared from different materials (photos)

19:37 – 23.12.12

Contest of environmental New Year Trees was among the events held
within the framework of winter festival held from December 22 to
January 13 in Yerevan Freedom Square.

The participants have presented New Year Trees they have prepared from
different materials.

New Year Trees from cigarette boxes, garbage decorated by candies were
presented. Author of the New Year Tree prepared by cigarette boxes
Hovhannes told Tert.am that the initial idea was fighting against
smoking. `In this way we are trying to prove that smoking harms
people’s health. To make our call reach people we have used black
ribbons to symbolize death caused by smoking,’ he said.

Tatevik Avetisyan, public relations officer of DEEM communications
company, the organizer of the event, said their goal is to promote the
idea of preparation of New Year Trees from different materials. The
exhibition is part of the winter festival for already five years.

On December 27 the jury will decide the winner who will get an award.