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"Armenia on the crossroad of the world" folk festival is being held in Armenia for the first time, from 9 to 13 September. The folk group "Valle di Comino" from Italy is one of the participants in the festival, which will give a concert at Karbi village of Aragatsotn region of Armenia. However, before leaving for the village, they decided to give a concert at one of central streets of Yerevan and had a great success.
"There is no border for folklore, as songs and dances are the best way of communication. They unite different countries and peoples" - the leader of the "Valle di Comino", Luchano Sarda, said at today's press-conference in Yerevan. He hopes that young people will play an active part in the project "Armenia on the crossroad of the world". "Young people should share the history and culture of their country, in this way contributing in establishment of peace in all over the world. We must not underestimate the role of folklore in the modern society", - he said.
The leader of the cultural and educational company "Rebirth of traditional holidays", Hasmik Bagramyan, said that today "Valle di Comino" is the only guest of the festival from abroad. "However, we shall do everything possible for the festival to become traditional and extend its geography", - she said.