Erebouni – Yerevan
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“Erebouni-Yerevan” feast is also called “Day of Yerevan”, “Feast of Yerevan”. Within the holiday art exhibitions are organized, as well as big concerts in Republic Square, parks; theatrical performances with the “participation” of king Argishti, the founder of Erebuni Fortress, are represented in the square near Erebuni Fortress.
The first official celebration of “Erebouni-Yerevan” took place in October of 1968, when 1750 anniversary of the foundation of the capital was celebrated. Anniversary celebrations lasted a week. Those days new books on the history of Yerevan were published; new films, reflecting everyday life of the city were represented; exhibitions were opened; new songs about the capital of Armenia were created. The day of the city is usually celebrated on 10-11th of October. You can participate at this feast within "Yerevan City Tour" package.