Written by anahit
Friday, 20 February 2015
SS fest 1 Sheep Shearing Festival 2014: May 3 d - Encourage communities of Syunik Marz to actively engage in a wide variety of social, economic, cultural, recreational learning and civic activities.

Location: Halidzor

Distance: approx. 253km from Yerevan

Population: Approx. 707

Brief History: Halidzor is a village and rural community (municipality) in the Syunik Province of Armenia. The Halidzor Fortress is nearby. The village hosts the Halidzor Fortress, as well as a station of the Wings of Tatev - the world's longest non-stop double track aerial tramwaySS fest 2

Participants: 7 local communities under the Tatev Revival Foundation program

Exhibitors: Goris Crochet, Sisian Ceramics, Kapan Crochet, Vardenis Sawing Goris Woodcrafts and other local craftsmen - all exhibiting & selling sheep themed products

Entertainment: DJ Vakcina, Karin Dance Group

Attendance: approx. 3,000

Local Partners: Tatev Revival Foundaiton, Goris Womens Recourse Foundation & Strategic Development Agency (SDA

Investments: Financial Assistance from TRF, Kilikia Beer & EDMC