ArmInfo. On the Sevan Peninsula today, September 14, started the fish festival "Eco Fish Fest". Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan arrived at the opening of the event.
As Gegharkunik Governor Gnel Sanosyan stated earlier, the festival has environmental accents, which is why it was called "Eco Fish Fest". Events will begin with a community work day along the entire length of Lake Sevan. All responsible structures of the Gegharkunik region and those who are concerned about the cleanliness of Lake Sevan will take part in it.
Executive Director of the Armenian Restaurant Association Vahe Gevorgyan, in turn, noted that 20 local restaurants and 10 from Yerevan and other areas that have fish dishes on their menu will take part in the event. Beer and wine will also be served during the festival. In the evening, a cultural program will be organized, a concert with the participation of famous singers and bands. The closing of the festival will be marked by a large salute, the launch of which will be given on ships. "The fish festival in the Lake Sevan basin is being held for the first time. We intend to make it an annual event and ensure an international presence in the coming years. We also plan to hold thematic conferences next year related to the problems of Lake Sevan. The festival aims to develop local restaurants" - said Gevorgyan.