Aleppo-NGO: Syrian Children Learn About Historical and Cultural Monuments of Armenia

On June 10, 2017, Syrian children gathered at the center of the Aleppo Compatriotic Charitable Organization-NGO (Aleppo-NGO) again within the framework of the Center for Syrian Children and Youth.

This meeting was dedicated to Armenia’s cities and their cultural and historical heritage and monuments. The children were introduced to the city of Dilijan, learned about its name, and discovered the history of Makaravank monastery located on the foothills of the Paytatap mountain. During the class, Syrian children also learned about Ijevan, Artsakh and Shushi, as well as the history and architecture of Shushi’s Ghazanchetsots cathedral.

At the end of the meeting, the children participated in a drawing class and played games.

Created by Aleppo-NGO, the Center for Syrian Children and Youth aims to provide Syrian children with the knowledge and skills vital for the development of their personalities.

Aleppo-NGO’s Center for Syrian Children and Youth has meetings every Saturday from 15:00 until 17:30 for youth aged 4 to 9 and 10 to 16 years old.

Please note that from now on, the meetings will take place at the office of Aleppo-NGO, located at: 11 Northern Avenue (-1 floor), entrance from Abovyan Street.

For more information or to attend the meetings at the Center for Syrian Children and Youth, please call the following phone numbers: 010 54 53 69 or 098 54 53 61.