United Shurjpar (Round dance)

On 28th of May, 2005, unprecedented national cultural fete i.e. United Shurjpar Round dance) will take place on the foot of the four peaked mountains of Aragats. It’ll be carried out on the highways of the Aragats the length of which is 163 km and it passes through the regions like Aragatsotn and Shirak including 160 communities where more than 160 000 people will realize the Round dance.  Under our traditional music the dance begins at exactly 15:00 o’clock and lasts 15 minutes.  


The ceremony will be casted from the helicopters. That Round dance will be national renaissance and united ceremony turning into the national great fete. The idea of this ceremony cherishes national liking and it has found a response both in Armenia and in Diaspora. Numerous foreigners have expressed their great whish to join the dance. The tree planting has being realized since April along the highway of the Round dance and in the evening of 27th May, the great fire-works from the tops of the mountain will light up the sky and the earth symbolizing the icon-lamp of the saint Gregory of Illuminator.  

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