Tolma Festival

How many tolmas can you eat in one day? Find out at the Tolma Festival in Hnaberd.
Every year food lovers from Armenia and beyond gather in Hnaberd village to celebrate and eat as many tolma as possible. Tolma is a stuffed vegetable dish that is common in Armenia and surrounding regions.
This annual event is all about cooking and eating, as Armenian tolma-makers gather to prepare tolma using forgotten and rare recipes. Cooks take part in a competition for the most unique recipe. During the Festival, visitors have the chance to taste more than 60 types of dolma filled with lamb, lenten, mushroom, basturma, and countless other ingredients.
Wear stretchy pants and be prepared to indulge in this most delicious piece of the Armenian cuisine.