YEREVAN, September 19. /ARKA/. About 60 companies are expected in Yerevan for the Second International Festival called "Countries under One Roof," slated for September 20-22. The event‘s organizer is GMG Media Group.
According to Mariam Manukyan, the head of the company, the goal of the festival is to bring together business and culture, and provide a platform to domestic and foreign producers to meet in one place to share experiences and seek cooperation.
Manukyan said the festival organized with the assistance of the ministries of Diaspora and economy, the Yerevan municipality and the Industry Development Fund, will feature industry, agriculture, construction, health care and tourism sectors.
The first festival held in 2012, was attended by about 40 local and foreign companies. This year festival’s venue is the North Avenue that will house pavilions of 20 countries from France, Italy, Greece, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Iran and other. The visitors will be entertained by folk songs and dances of the participating countries. They will also be treated to national cuisine dishes.
The winners will be awarded for the best pavilion, active pavilion, best male and female entrepreneur and best joint venture nominations at the closing ceremony on September 22 at Metropolitan Hotel.
GMG Media Group founded in 2003 deals with organization of various events and publishes also a number of magazines. -0-