Mec Poor - Big Bonfire Festival

Indulge in Armenia’s tastiest potatoes, nice music and welcoming people.
Mec Poor Festival is a celebration of one of the most hospitable regions of Armenia - Gavar in Gegharkunik region. As the motto of the event states, “People of Gavar are Hosting” everyone with open arms, good food, and a lively ambiance.
The Festival presents visitors with the traditional bonfire-made potato of Gavar along with delicious kufta, cheese, gata, pakhlava, and other national dishes. Every autumn the people of Gavar organize this beautiful event to celebrate the potato harvest and contribute to the economic development of the region.
And, just like all festivals in Armenia, this occasion cannot end without national music and dances to spice up the day for all visitors.