NEW YEAR’S EVENTS OF THE ARMENIAN GENERAL BENEVOLENT UNION YEREVAN SCOUT GROUP

The traditional New Year’s gala dinner of the AGBU Yerevan Scout movement took place on December 25. Organized by the AGBU Scout Council, this year’s event was unique since it was held at “home” - in the AGBU Hall in the center of Yerevan. Much care was taken to make sure the evening was entertaining and unforgettable. AGBU Yerevan Scout group, scout leaders and members of the scout council, AGBU members and guests participated in the New Year’s gala full of unforgettable moments and interesting surprises. Through a raffle many participants of the evening won New Year’s gifts provided by the sponsors of the gala dinner. Donations were made to the scout movement, which, at AGBU Yerevan Scout Council Head Karen Tirarian’s suggestion, will be used for charitable purposes. On December 26, the members of the AGBU Yerevan Scout movement held a festive New Year’s party at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and AGBU Arabkir Youth Center in Yerevan. The event was organized by the AGBU Scout leaders for the younger generation of the AGBU Scout movement of Yerevan. It started with the traditional flag ceremony. A happy atmosphere reigned at the Youth Center from early morning until late in the evening with a lot of dancing, singing, interesting games and food. The culmination of the event was the arrival of Santa Claus, who brought Christmas presents to the children. AGBU Yerevan Scout movement was established in 2008. Nowadays, it has more than 150 members, who hold weekly meetings in the AGBU and Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Arabkir Children’s Center.