Barbecue Festival

Event Organized by Armenian Cookery Traditions Development and Protection NGO

Barbecue Festival
Start Date End Date Location Tickets
18 August 2020 18 August 2020 Akhtala, Lori province free

The dates will be updated soon

Barbecue is the most favorite traditional dish of Armenians. The annual Barbecue festival is held in the town of Akhtala, Lori region. In 2017, the festival organizers declared Akhtala the World Barbecue Capital. The Armenian word for barbecue is "khorovats".

The participants of the festival are representatives of different companies and restaurants and individual cooks from regions of Armenia and other countries. They present their methods of barbecue cooking. The guests at the festival can try not only traditional meat barbecue but also vegetables barbecue. They also participate in various culinary competitions.

The event is accompanied by traditional Armenian songs and dances and different performances.