The 3rd Yerevan Beer Fest was held in a pleasant atmosphere21.08.2016
The 3rd Yerevan Beer Fest organized within the frames of the three-month municipal program of events “Yerevan summer” joined beer fans in the area of Swan's Lake. The best traditions of Armenian brewery, almost three-thousand-year history of brewery were presented by the leading beer producers at the Armenian market, by the beer restaurants, cafes and pubs of the capital.
Greeting the participants and guests of the festival on behalf of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, the Mayor's Assistant Maria Baraghamyan noted that among such festivals as “ The city with flair” and “Yerevan TARAZfest” this one has also become popular both with townspeople and the guests of the capital.
“Yerevan Beer Fest which has been held for the third time is an important component of the tourism development program of Yerevan and has its contribution to the development of event tourism in the capital. The number of visitors in previous years was more than 4000. The aim of Yerevan Beer Fest is to introduce the specialties of Armenian beer and brewery and to unite Armenian beer producing companies on one platform”, said Maria Baraghamyan.
There were 20 pavilions at the festivals which were representing 15 companies. In a separate pavilion the assortment of fresh beer and corresponding snacks was displayed. The following companies took part in the fest: “Beer of Yerevan brewery” with exclusive sorts of dark beer “Kilikia”, “1952”, “Yerevan”; “Gyumri” and “Aleksandropol” breweries which are represented by “Gyumri”, “Aleksandropol”, “Ararat”, “Chezh” sorts; “Kotayk” brewery; “Beer Academia” pub; “Yankee” pub; Czech pub-restaurant “Karloff”, Armenian crayfish-lovers federation; “Biomania” pub, “Navavar” tavern.
During the festival numerous contests were held such as fastest beer drinking, drinking fastest with a straw, tasting sausages, fastest peanut peeling, fastest crayfish eating and other contests and all those who wanted took part in it and got presents from Yerevan Municipality and participating companies.It should be noted that in accordance with the rules of the festival beer was not sold in glass bottles and it wasn't sold to young people underage. This year for the first time the Department of Tourism of the NKR Ministry of Economy took part in the fest and was represented in the pavilion named “Karabakh:hidden treasure” presenting the tourism potential of Artsakh. At the end of the festival the participating companies got thanksgiving diplomas on behalf of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan. The event was accompanied by the live concert of “Aleksandropol” and “Boeing” bands. The high mood of those present was also provided by DJ Soprano.
The Ambulance service and public order security service of the RA Police were working nearby.
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