Armenians of Tehran Celebrate Vardavar


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Vartavar (also known as Vardevar or Vardavar) is an Armenian festival, where people of all ages drench each other with water.

Its name is a derivative from “vard” in Armenian, which stands for “rose” in English.

Yesterday, on the 7th of July, it was the same in Tehran. The Armenians living in Tehran gathered in Churches, pray and then Celebrate Vardavar…!! (For More Photos and Video visit hyeli.com)

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