ArmInfo. On September 9, the Pan-Armenian Arts and Crafts Festival under the name "Revival of Culture" starts in Dilijan. "The aim of the festival is to solve a number of issues of state policy and the development of community tourism.
This variety of tourism attract tourists to rural communities, providing economic activity and allowing communities to open their potential, opening up new opportunities for them," the first deputy chairman of the State Committee for Tourism Ministry of Economic Development and Investments of Armenia Mekhak Apresyan stated September 5 in Yerevan.
The festival will show samples of Armenian carpets, and arts and crafts - blacksmithing, woodcarving, samples of national cuisine, etc. "This festival is an opportunity to present the culture of Armenian regions and Artsakh - songs, dances, national instruments, as well as the tourism potential of the region, as well as targeted assistance will be rendered to returnees, they will be given the opportunity to show their work, exchange experience and sell their work," said the President of the Foundation for the Promotion of Culture and Tourism Mariam Minasyan. Mayor of Dilijan Armen Santrosyan in his turn noted that earlier the Armenian Dilijan was known as a tourist city. Thanks to such festivals, the tourist season again becomes active in it.
During the festival, all regions of Armenia and Artsakh will be presented with the opportunity, with the help of IT technologies, to present their region and the tourist attraction of this area.
To note, the festival is organized by Media Onix, the Culture and Tourism Promotion Foundation with the assistance of the State Tourism Committee of the Ministry of Economic Development and Investments of Armenia.