6th Watermelon festival this year dedicated to Yerevan’s jubilee has been held in the capital
Within the frames of “Yerevan summer 2018” program of three-month events the 6th Watermelon festival was held in the area of Swan’s Lake. This year the festival was dedicated to the 2800th anniversary of Yerevan and was started with the parade-masquerade.
“This initiative carried out as a result of the cooperation of Yerevan Municipality with the private sector has become popular with our citizens and guests of the capital. The increasing number of participants of the festival proves it. Even unfavourable weather conditions didn’t’ make hundreds of people leave the fest”, said the head of Yerevan Municipality Department of External Design and Advertising Araz Baghdasaryan during the ceremony of opening.
In 12 pavilions representing the administrative districts of the capital carving specialists presented interesting ways of watermelon decoration. Quiz shows were also organized during the event and the winners got presents from Yerevan Municipality and partner organizations. Townspeople and guests of the capital got a nice surprise from the pavilion of stars where popular actors and showmen organized watermelon treatment. The participants of the 6th Watermelon fest got thanksgiving diplomas of Yerevan Municipality. The festival was accompanied with a concert of popular singers. The show program lasted till late evening. Both townspeople and guests said that the festival gave them an unforgettable day full of great emotions.