Book Giving Day in Armenia
Book Giving Day in Armenia is held on February 19. This event in the second decade of the month February is annual. Help us
On February 19, Hovhannes Tumanyan’s birthday, Armenia celebrates Book-Giving Day. The Book-Giving Day was initiated by the late President of the Writers’ Union Levon Ananyan and has been celebrated since 2008, according to a government decision.
Armenian communities worldwide hold a number of events: books are being donated to libraries, orphanages, schools in an attempt to restore the once important meaning of the book.
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Presentation of Jesus at the Temple on February 14 (Armenian Apostolic Church);
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