Festival of Gata

Festival of Gata

September 24, 2017

Gata is a symbol of Armenian cuisine and one of the main decorations of Armenian tables. It is sweet bread with khoriz; a filling that consists of flour, butter, and sugar and may have different decorations.

This fest takes place in the Khachik village located in Vayots Dzor Region.  The locals treat the guests the traditional national dishes and different types of Gata. You will be a witness of the largest Gata and can also taste the biggest Gata (2m). 

Besides that, you can take part in traditional folk dances, songs, and games. Also, you can ride a horse, buy and sell handmade arts and crafts. During the Gata festival you can visit Kharkoph or Khotakerats Church (9-13centuries), also you can visit one of the Armenian greatest poets Paruyr Sevak’s house-museum.

So come and taste the biggest and the tastiest Gata of Armenia, visit one of the ancient churches and the house-museum of Armenian great poet. 

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