Let the 29th Navasartian Games Begin

LOS ANGELES–On Sunday–May 2nd–Homenetmen’s 29th Annual Navasartian Games officially opened with the lighting of the Navasartian torch at Homenetmen Glendale Ararat chapter’s athletic center. The Navasartian games span a period of two months with a dynamic closing ceremony and festival Fourth of July weekend.

Official guests at the ceremony included Homenetmen Central Executive Members Manuel Marselian and Mher Tavitian–ARF Central Executive member and Homenetmen member Anahid Stepanian–honorary president of the 28th Navasartian Games Sarkis Kitsinian–ARS Central Executive member Hasmig Derderian–Glendale Unified School District Board of Education President Greg Krikorian–and Haroutiun Kojoian of the Armenian Consulate in Los Angeles.

Also–present at the event were Haroutiun Parseghian–one of the original founders of Homenetmen Western Region–and Hagop Ovaian–chairman of the regional executive board that created the Navasartian Games 29 years ago.


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