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Armenia Discovery Tour: Discover Local Sculpting, Painting, & Music
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- Experience Armenian arts firsthand while supporting the local people and culture of the Lori region..Sculpt your own work of art out of clay and learn the secrets to stone carving..Hear Armenian national songs, preserved and performed by a local artist.
What to expect
Immerse yourself in Armenian culture and arts! Begin the day by visiting the workshop of one of the most renowned cross-stone sculptors in the Lori region. This virtuoso master will give a master class in carving and designing stone and will demonstrate the techniques and secrets of working with Armenian tufa, a red or black stone. Next, the artist will show you how to make sculptures from clay, and you'll have the opportunity to create your own! When you're happy with your work of art, transform the sculpture to gypsum. You can bring your finished product home with you as a special memory of your time. Later, try your hand at recreating Armenian medieval manuscripts. Learn to copy these historic masterpieces, and take your finished work home with you. Finally, experience forgotten Armenian national songs preserved by your artist guide. He travels from village to village in the Lori region collecting national songs and preserving them for future generations. Enjoy the friendly and unique atmosphere created as he sings and shares these songs with you.This experience is perfect for families with children, who will love to create and use their hands, and adults will love it, too!
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