A press-conference was held in the frames of “Fresco” International Festival to summarize the event. The representatives of the program announced award-winning films and gave the prizes.
The program of Fresco International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual films will launch with the opening of Iphonography ''Armenian Jerusalem''.
The author of photos is Ghevond Vardapet Hovhannisyan, the Abbot of the Church of the Holy Archangels in Jerusalem. Instead of camera he takes photos on the phone. His Iphonography is very popular in the world.
From August 19 to 29 in Armenia will be organized 3rd Fresco International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual films. With social emphasis, the aim of this cultural initiative is the exhibition of the international events and cultural samples which have spiritual nature, and also healthy social discussions concerning the issues raised by them.
The official site of Ministry of Culture of RA mincult.am writes:
With the support of the RA Ministry of Culture and the joint initiative “Tsiatsan” NGO and “Formica Art” Production, from the 19 to 29 August, 2016 will be held the 3rd “Fresco” International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual Films. The aim of this cultural initiative with the social component is a demonstration of international events and cultural patterns of spiritual subjects, followed by the organization of the living and the free public dialogue around issues raised in them.
Tent movie camp, unique in its kind, is a new format to know our country. Choosing Armenia's important historical and cultural centers for screenings, the organizers offer participants to know monuments interacting with nature, with local residents. This year, the tent camp was held in 2 phases, which brought together about 180 participants.
Before the screenings, embroiderer Anahit Karapetyan shared her experiences with the participants. Kharberd orphanage children with special needs joined her.