By the initiative of NCSO’s Vayoc dzor regional service an event was held in Malishka’s N 1 secondary school under the heading “Traditional feasts in Vayoc dzor”. Besides the employees of NCSO’s regional service, priest Vazgen Hovhannisyan, deputy regional governor of Vayoc dzor region Mels Harutyunyan, chief specialist of Vayoc dzor’s regional council’s department of education, culture and sport, headmaster of school Armen Margaryan, teachers, parents, pupils were present at the event.
The event started from the interpretation of Holy Nativity and Theophany of Jesus Christ then it was touched upon the feast of St. Sarkis and Tyarnyndaraj. Pupils introduced the significance of the feasts with great enthusiasm, discussed the traditions of their celebration. Pupils organized a treat during the event devoted to national rituals.
In the end deputy regional governor of Vayoc dzor region Mels Harutyunyan welcomed the initiative considering it a wonderful opportunity for keeping the youth aware of national feats and traditions. In the words of priest Vazgen Hovhannisyan the event is an important initiative for reserving the national culture.
Melanya Dovlatyan, the head of Vayoc dzor regional service highly appreciated the active participation of the youth, she had even noticed the beautiful decorations on the tables. The event was ended by traditional qochari.