Vardavar is beloved holiday not only for Yerevan citizens but it also attracts tourists who take active part in their celebrations. Events dedicated to Water fest (Vardavar) are held in all administrative districts of the capital. In the framework of festival events the parade of water sprinkling trucks and washing of monuments are held. Celebration starts early in the morning at churches with the liturgy dedicated to Transfiguration during which and the ceremony of water blessing is served.
The main events are held in the main water areas of the capital- at Swan’s Lake and at the fountains of Republic square. Numerous townspeople and guests of the capital take part in the fest watering one another. Happy, festive program at Swan lake is accompanied by a DJ providing cheerful and lively rhythms, thanks to which Swan lake transforms to a unique “water disco".Fire engines sprinkle abundant amount of water in the lake area, inspiring festival participants.
So Water fest is marked everywhere. And adults are sometimes even more active than children.