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Armenia: Barekendan

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Politics, Youth

The CRD/TI Armenia Election Monitor 2007 blog has photos and a report on Barekendan [1], a traditional Armenian festival comparable to Mardi Gras or Carnival that many activists, including a considerable segment of the Armenian blogosphere, have revived to try to mobilize people to take an interest in the coming parliamentary election.