Much Awaited Navasartian Festivities Underway

The much anticipated closing weekend celebrations of the Homenetmen Navasartian Games began at Van Nuys Grant High School and LA Valley College on Thursday–July 3.

Throughout the weekend–the festival’s grounds will be filled with exciting attractions–great food–arts and crafts–something for everyone–as well as booths from various Homenetmen chapters and popular local vendors from the Armenian-American community

Sahag Sisian–Harout (San Francisco)–Ardash–Apo and Jonnie will provide the upbeat entertainment on Saturday. The day’s festivities will be followed by the Victory Ball at the Hilton Universal at 7:00. Vatche and his band will entertain the guests; a number of surprises are planned as well. Tickets for the event are $100–and after 11:00 PM–youth can enter the dance for $20. The event is sold out.

After the elimination rounds–all final games and meets will be held on Sunday. The Navasartian games will conclude on Sunday.

The closing ceremonies and the athletes’ parade will take place at 4:00 PM. Entertainment will include Joseph Krikorian–Armenchik and the Aravot Ensemble.

The evening will conclude with a performance by Harout Pamboukjian–followed by a grand fireworks display.


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