Sheep Shearing Festival Armenia

Sheep Shearing in Armenia

Sheep shearing in Armenia is not only a way to raise the production of wool products but it has become a unique tradition in the life of people. Sheep shearing festival in Armenia is an annual great fest, which happens in the life of people.

Sheep Shearing Festival 2018

Sheep shearing festival will take place in Khot, at Syunik Animal Market, Syunik Province. This Year it will be held on Saturday, on June 09, 2018. The organizer of this annual festival is Strategic Development Agency NGO (SDA).

Sheep Shearing Festival Meaning

The main goal of the sheep shearing festival is to promote local products and raise their importance, to represent Armenian traditions and culture of the Vayots Dzor and Syunik provinces, to raise the number of the tourists, and in this way to raise the economic development of these regions.

Sheep Shearing Festival Program


  • Guest sheep shearers invited from Great Britain and Georgia will conduct master classes for festival participants and visitors
  • Sheep Shearing Competition among best shearers from the regional communities
  • Exhibition and Fair with produce from local manufacturers, homemade food and drinks from local communities of Syunik and Vayots Dzor  
  • Live music, DJ sets, tournaments, contests and interactive games for children.


Sheep Shearing Festival in Armenia is always a fun, so do not miss it and plan your day with us.

It is a pleasure to give you pleasant memories.


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