The first step to love is to know
Being unique of its kind in Armenia, these camps are not only wonderful means to involve society and especially wide circles of young generation, but also a new format to recognize Armenia.
For the film screenings are chosen the important historical-cultural centers of Armenia, where the participants of movie-camp recognize those monuments, local culture, interact with nature, local residents. Tents, national hospitality, songs and music, films proper to the area and discussions, organized by the fire.
«Fresco camp 2016 - Tavush Region - Haghartsin Monastery»
Open air film camp of Fresco 2016 was held at Haghartsin Monastery Complex in Tavush Region.
Tavush Region has a rich cultural heritage and natural monuments` monasteries, fortresses, khachkars (cross-stone), bridges, tombs, monuments, memorial fountains. An interesting and a remarkable sight of Tavush region is Haghartsin Monastery complex.
These three days were full open air screenings, master classes and various cultural events. There were also held meetings and discussions both with the foreign and local guests.
«Fresco camp 2015 - Shirak Region - Harichavank Monastery»
Tent and movie camp of Fresco International Festival 2015 was held at Harichavank Monastery, in Shirak Region, which brought together about 200 participants.
Before the start of movie screenings Anahit Karapetyan gave an embroidering master class with cam-participants and showed some of her embroidering. It was followed by sand-art animation show accompanied by sacred music and a master-class by Darya Kotyukh from Saint Petersburg.
«Fresco camp 2014 - Lori Region - Odzun and Akhtala Monasteries»
Fresco tent and movie camp 2014 took place at Odzun and Akhtala Monasteries, in Lori Region. For 2 days it brought together cinema lovers and people of all ages, specialization and also youth from special social groups and festival guests. Besides, the entire program was also conducted in sign language.
The aim of festival organizers is also to concentrate the attention on the problems of preservation and restoration of historical and cultural monuments in Armenia.