The regional service PHE of Ararat held a cultural quiz contest between teams of schools in Vosketap entitled “Recognize the culture and history of our region” and «Historical and cultural heritage specialists of Ararat region». The teams «Ararat» (#1 primary school after S. Hovhannisyan) and “Hayasa” (#2 primary school) attended 9th grade ten students. It is noteworthy that the participants were well prepared but the winner was «Ararat team». Both teams were awarded with rewards which were handed out by regional service head Roman Karapetyan and deputy director Anahit Dallaqyan. Best knowledgeable participant from «Hayasa» team D. Grigoryan was awarded with book «Cathedral of Ani» by Toros Toromanyan and honor certificate from NCSO. At intermissions the schoolchildren recited poems and singed songs besides the choir performed the works by A.Babajanyan and Komitas.
The quiz competition was attended by many students, teachers, parents and community members.
At the end the principals of the schools H. Mkrtchyan and Petrosyan made a speech. They thanked «Service for the Protection of Historical Environment and Cultural Museum Reservations» NCSO for organizing such a beautiful and informative event. The regional service also stressed the importance of such events.