Sheep Shearing Festival
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On May 3, 2014 in Alidzore the first festival of sheep shearing took place in Armenia. Representatives of 7 villages participated in it. The goal of the festival was to lift a popularity of this area. It was organized by the “Tatev's Wings” organization. Within a festival there was a competition of “cutters”, Armenian cuisine, carpets, also songs and dances. Three stages – a sheep shearing, preparing of wool and carpets making were shown. Surplus of wool was returned to locals.