"Come and get your share of oil and rice"

That’s the message spread out by Bekaisa, ArmYouth Blog, Anoush Armenia and possibly others. while the guest blogger on the CRD/TI Election Monitor 2007 Tamar Palandjian,Youth Program Coordinator of the Civil Society Instituteon has some further details and explanations:

“…a group of active young citizens are calling upon society to “wake up” from yet another long, cold and passive winter in Yerevan…”
…to celebrate Barekendan this year, people will be gathering at the Komitas statue (in front of the Conservatory) wearing costumes, playing jokes and games and music as well.

Sunday, February 18 at 13:00
Near the Komitas statue in front of the Music Conservatory
“Come and reclaim your oil and rice”

Please join us and spread the word about this event! …”

Artur Papyan

Journalist, blogger, digital security and media consultant