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Celebrating Armenian Day of Wine
« on: October 09, 2014, 02:25:43 PM »
Armenia: it's not just the ancestral homeland of Cher and the Kardashians!

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On the first Saturday of October people of Armenian mountain village they gather for a wine and food festival taking out their wine stored in the cellars. Lots of food and wines. Most of the people you’ll see still speak Russian as a tradition from USSR. So Russian photographer Petr has visited the event and here, we can see how it usually is over there:

http://englishrussia.com/2014/10/08/armenian-people-celebrating-day-of-wine/

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This red thing on this photo is a furnace. Here women prepare LAVASH – an Armenian flat bread:

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Girls arm wrestling is a great feature of any festival:

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There is more here:

http://armenianwinefestival.am/?lang_id=2&menyu_id=1

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Have any of you tried Armenian wine or brandy?