Did you know Armenia is rumored to be the first country to adopt Christianity in 301 A.D.? Its capital is Yerevan, which has approx. 1.1 million inhabitants. The small but beautiful country shares borders with Georgia in the north, Azerbaijan in the east, Iran in the south and Turkey in the west. The country’s national symbol is Mt. Ararat, which is actually located in Turkey. The biblical story of “Noah’s Ark” is set is set at Mt. Ararat.
One of Armenia’s specialties is Dolma, which is spiced meat and rice wrapped in grape leaves and served with yogurt mixed with fresh grated garlic. Come and see what other European foods will be offered at this year’s festival!