BURBANK, CA–The Burbank Armenian Center is organizing its 1st Annual Festival, to be held on Sunday, October 12, 2008 at Gross Park in Burbank from 11 AM to 5 PM.
The festival will have food, music, dancing and games for the kids, as well as booths promoting Burbank businesses and organizations.
"The Armenian Festival in Burbank will be a great place for the kids to have fun," said Nanig Kupelian, chairwoman of the event. "Adults will be able to see old friends and make new friends, as well as keep in touch with the goings-on of the local Armenian-American community."
In operation for more than 18 years, the Burbank Armenian Center houses many local chapters of the following Armenian-American organizations: The Armenian Cultural Foundation, the Armenian National Committee (ANC), the Armenian Youth Federation, The Armenian Youth Federation, Badanegan, the Armenian Relief Society and Homenetmen.
The Burbank Armenian Center promotes and serves the local community by offering anti-drug and anti-gang initiatives, educational and civic programs, meetings and forums, and local-school partnerships.
The festival will take place at E. Gross Park is located at 2800 W. Empire Avenue in Burbank for. For more information, contact Burbank Armenian Center at (818) 562-1918.