Ref: Armenia events from 18th of May to 23rd of May
Sewing Hope for Armenia, a grassroots organization created by Armenian women to help their widowed and displaced sisters after the 44-day Artsakh war of 2020, will be hosting a series of events in Yerevan from the 18th to the 23rd of May 2022.
Entitled “Daughters of Hayk”, the weeklong campaign celebrates the strength and perseverance of the Armenian woman and the pivotal role she plays for the family. Each event will build on the acronym H.O.P.E. – Humanity,
Opportunity, Product & Education which reflects the journey of each of these women, from the tragedies of the war all the way to their entering the sisterhood that is Sewing Hope for Armenia, where they become ambassadors of Armenian artisanship through their creation of fashion and home accessories in traditional Armenian weave.
On the 18th of May at noon, Sewing Hope of Armenia will be the guest of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia. Following a speech by one of Sewing Hope’s sisters for the assembled delegates, the artisanship created by the women will be artistically displayed, for sale, in the gardens of the National Assembly. Sewing Hope’s collection will remain for display in the halls of the National Assembly for 2 weeks, available for sale to the public.
From the 19th to the 22nd of May, Sewing Hope for Armenia will participate in Rotary International’s District Conference at the Multi Grand Hotel in Yerevan. The founders of Sewing Hope for Armenia have been invited to participate in panel discussions on doing good in the world and the sustainable impact resulting from it.
On the 23rd of May, Sewing Hope for Armenia will be hosting a traditional Armenian dinner reception at the Agape Refectory in the Holy Mother See of Eshmiatzin. The event brings together, around the sisters, representatives of the Armenian Government, Artsakh Government, International Diplomats and representatives of International Organizations, Industry and Church leaders, to celebrate strength, courage, and spirit of all Armenian women.
This week will serve to create awareness for the initiative and support for the sale of the products created by the women, both essential for the sustainability of Sewing Hope for Armenia going forward