Rose Day

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Rose Day Celebrates Anniversary of Sayat Nova.

16:36, May 20, 2012

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan today participated in Rose Day, celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Sayat-Nova.

The Rose Day tradition was started in 1914 by Hovhannes Tumanyan and the painter Gevorg Tashinjaghyan.

The celebration caught on and was marked at the end of May in Tiflis as a day to remember the bard Sayat Nova.

Musical groups entertained guest and passersby with renditions of the famous bard’s sings.

http://hetq.am/eng/news/14633/rose-day-celebrates-300th-anniversary-of-sayat-nova.html


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