Beneficiaries Description: The target group of the festivals are all the people of Arpeni, Vardenis and Shamshadin regions
Project Area: Arpeni (Shirak), Vardenis (Gegharkunik) and Shamshadin (Tavush)
Project Goals: to invest in developing the community based tourism in three communities in Armenia (Arpeni, Shamshadin and Vardenis) through discovery and presentation of local values during the organized thematic festivals.
- Explore the cultural values of small communities to wider public, attracting new visitors which will invest in the development of ethnic tourism in Armenia.
- Using the participatory methodology enhance the capacity of three local communities to organize community based large events and accept wide range of tourists in their settlements.
|Start Date:||June 15, 2014|
|End Date:||September 20, 2014|
|Coordinator / Responsible Person:||Alina Hovhannisyan|
|Implementer:||Homeland Development Initiative Foundation (HDIF)|
|Project Cost by Implementer:||AMD: 6,509,565 USD: 16,073|
|Project Cost by JMF:||AMD: 7,290,000 USD: 18,000|