SHEEP SHEARING FESTIVAL – 2018
Strategic Development Agency (SDA) NGO organizes the annual Sheep Shearing Festival, which will take place in Syunik Animal Market near Khot rural settlement of Tatev Community in Syunik region on Saturday, June 9. The main purpose of the event is to promote local produce, traditions and culture of Syunik and Vayots Dzor regions, as well as develop rural tourism, which will contribute to the economic development of both regions.
- Guest sheep shearers invited from Great Britain and Georgia will conduct master classes for festival participants and visitors
- Sheep Shearing Competition among best shearers from the regional communities
- Exhibition and Fair with produce from local manufacturers, homemade food and drinks from local communities of Syunik and Vayots Dzor
- Live music, DJ set, tournaments, contests and interactive games for children.
All guests will also have access to Food Court, cafe and playground. Follow us @SheapShearingFestival Facebook page.
- 12:00 – Opening Ceremony
- 12:20 – The Time Project band performance
- 13:00 – Shearing Contest 1st Round
- 13:20 – Music Break
- 13:40 – Master Class by Shearer from Great Britain
- 14:00 – Set by DJ Mish
- 14:15 – Public Competition
- 14:30 – Shearing Contest 2nd Round
- 14:50 – Music Break
- 15:10 – Rope Walker Performance
- 15:20 – The Time Project band performance
- 15:40 – Shearers from Georgia
- 16:00 – Shearing Contest 3rd Round
- 16:20 – Interactive Games, Contests
- 16:40 – Group Photo Ceremony
- 17:00 – Final Awarding Ceremony
- 17:20 – Shurjpar (Armenian Traditional Dance)