Today the opening ceremony of the 25th edition of the Hamazkayin Forum was held. After the ceremony, the Forumagans took part in team-building activities and icebreaker games. They had a walking tour of Yerevan and were tasked with finding statues of great artists around the Opera area. They were introduced to Komitas, Khachatourian, Toumanyan, Babajanian, Saryan, Tamanyan and Spentiaryan.
Later in the evening, the participants had their traditional Armenian "kef" (dinner party) with folk songs, shourchbars, khorovadz and the spectacular performance of the "Agounk" ensemble.