AGBU YEREVAN SCOUTS ANNUAL GALA DINNER

One of the most anticipated events of the AGBU Yerevan Scouts calendar the annual dinner, took place at the Armenia Marriott Hotel’s Tigran Medz hall on November 29th. The dinner, which as in previous years, was organized with the help of the AGBU Yerevan Scout Movement’s Parents’ Committee united scouts and supported under one roof. Among the attendees were AGBU Central Board Member Vasken Yacoubian, AGBU Interim Director Hovig Eordekian, AGBU Yerevan Scout Chairperson Hermine Duzian, AGBU and Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin’s Children’s Centres’ Director Reverend Father Komitas Hovnanian, Ambassadors, intellectuals and other guests. Toasts and speeches were made throughout the evening and AGBU Yerevan Scout group’s leader Kevork Simonian was awarded for his years of devotion. As always, the evening’s festivities were accompanied with music and dances, generous donations and a raffle. All the proceeds from the evening went to new projects for the scout to allow them to carry out new and interested activities and further the cause of the scout movement. The AGBU Yerevan Scout Movement was established in 2008. Since then it has seen a significant influx of new members resulting in hundreds of scouts of different ages now taking part in scout events and camps. The AGBU Yerevan Scouts often organize various events, visits and hikes, are known for their knowledge and discipline, with the readiness to help each other, as well as with their active participation in various public initiatives. The most exciting event of the scout’s calendar is the “Antranik” Scout Camp in Armenia’s Lori region, which brings together hundreds of AGBU scouts from around the world every year.