16/07/2016

The 4th Watermelon fest was held in the capital

Within the frames of “Yerevan summer 2016” three-month program of events the 4th Watermelon festival was organized in the area of Swan's Lake.

During the event  the carving specialists presented their skills in watermelon design in the pavilions of 12 administrative districts. The festival was accompanied by the concert program of popular performers. The representatives of show-business treated watermelon to our compatriots and the guests of the capital.

“At the beginning, when the festival was held for the first time there was certainly some anxiety about its being accepted and liked by the townspeople. Nowadays we can state that the festival has become popular and awaited as it conveys Yerevan special bright colours and high mood. Like during the previous years, this year we organized a number of surprises too so as to make the fest more interesting”, said the head of Yerevan Municipality Department of External Design and Advertising Araz Baghdasaryan.

Game-competitions were organized during the event: the winners were awarded by Yerevan Municipality and partner organizations. The results of the photo contest announced in social websites in advance were summarized during the event. By the way, a special award was given to the participant who brought the biggest watermelon.
Deputy Mayor David Ohanyan congratulated all the participants and thanked them for active participation and handed them Yerevan Mayor's thanksgiving diplomas.

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