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“Happy Birday” The World Bird Migration Day in Hima Anjar –Bekaa

’Happy Birday’The World Bird Migration Day
‘Save Water for People and Nature’

As a part of its yearly celebration for the Miracle of Bird Migration, and through the generous support of the European Union and MAVA Foundation , SPNL and the municipality of Anjar in collaboration with Jabalna Festival , celebrates the Miracle of Bird Migration under the title ‘Save Water for People and Nature’ ; and the launching of the EU funded project ”Enhancing the Livelihoods and Undermining social, economic and natural pressures on Lebanese communities and their Hima territories “
Dates : 13 -14 September 2014
Place : Hima Anjar –Bekaa
-Discover Anjar’s Eagle Trail …a path along the culture of the Armenian village, Umayyad city and spectacular nature
-Hike or Bike along the water course.. from the Anjar spring to the Anjar Wetlands and Hike to the Mountain
-Support the Women products through traditional Armenian Souk
-Visit The Bird Tower
-Enjoy the Musical shows ( Dancing ,traditional music)
-Learn how to play the Djembe ( African Drums) made by grazers

13 September 2014
11:00 -11:30 Opening Ceremony
Municipality Speech
SPNL Speech
EU Speech
11:30 am – 6:00 pm
•Local Hikes
•Village Cultural Tour (Discover the Armenian village and the Anjar UNESCO World Heritage Site)
•Water Course Hike from the Spring of Anjar to the Wetlands and Agricultural lands
•Bicycle Tour & Mountain Hikes
•People can choose to Bike along the Water Course and on the Agriculture Biking Trail
•Bird Tour visits
06:00 am – 12:00 am
•Armenian Souk (promoting Hima products of the Women of the Hima sites and Armenian crafts )
•Musical Concerts ( traditional Dances and Africian and Armenian Music & Shows)
•Djembe workshop (learn how to play the Djembe “African Drums “)

14 September 2014
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
•Local Hikes
•Village Cultural Tour (Discover the Armenian village and the Anjar UNESCO World Heritage Site)
•Water Course Hike from the Spring of Anjar to the Wetlands and Agricultural lands
•Bicycle Tour & Mountain Hikes
•People can choose to Bike along the Water Course and on the Agriculture Biking Trail
•Bird Tour visits
•Armenian Souk supporting Women products
Note : The following event concedes with the ‘Feast of the Cross Holiday’ which is celebrated in a distinguished way by the community of Anjar where a religious ceremony will be organized on Sunday at 12:00 pm in Anjar Evangelical Church, traditional foods will be offered including ‘ Hresee’.
A Bed and Breakfast option is available upon request.
•For more info and reservation contact SPNL @ 01 344814 or djawhary@spnl.org

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