Golden Wheat Festival

Beneficiaries Description: Direct beneficiaries of the project are 11,382 community members living in Vardenis region.

Project Area: Vardenis Region of Gegharquniq marz 

Project Goals: to invest in developing the community based tourism in Vardenis through discovery and presentation of local values during the organized thematic festivals.

Project Objectives:

  1. Explore the cultural values of small communities to wider public, attracting new visitors which will invest in the development of ethnic tourism in Armenia.
  2. 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 settlement.
Project Type:Grant
Start Date:August 14, 2015
End Date:October 15, 2015
Coordinator / Responsible Person:Alina Hovhannisyan
Implementer: Homeland Development Initiative Foundation  (HDIF)
Project Cost by JMF: AMD: 2,384,623 USD: 4,968
Project Cost by WV and CB:AMD: 1,496,450 USD: 3117
Project Cost by Other Donors:AMD: 3,697,742.52 USD: 7 704.6
Beneficiaries Number:11,382