ArmInfo. Schoolchildren, students and teachers traditionally celebrate the Knowledge Day in Armenia on September 1.
This year, September 1 morning in the schoolyards started with a traditional celebratory assembly and the first bell. This year as many as 1430 schools of Armenia have opened their doors to children and the first bell has rung for 40,000 first-formers. Thematic lessons and festive events will be held almost at all schools.
The President of Armenia and other high-ranking officials will attend the festive events at the education establishments.
Knowledge Day originated in the USSR, where it had been established by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of June 15, 1984, and celebrated annually on 1 September.