COMPETITION-OLYMPIAD ON ARMENIAN HISTORY HELD IN JAVAKHK
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AKHALKALAK, MAY 29
NOYAN TAPAN - ARMENIANS TODAY

The final stage of the competition-olympiad on Armenian history for pupils of Armenian schools of Javakhk took place in the building of the Akhalkalak Ruben Ter-Minasian secondary school on May 26. According to the "A-Info" agency, the main goal of this competition being held for the first time on the initiative of the Armenian Relief Society Javakhk Fund and "Akunk" union is to encourage teaching of the Armenian history in Armenian schools of the region. The matter is that the Ministry of Education of Georgia prohibited teaching of the Armenian history in Armenian schools of the country, and this omission is filled by optional classes. Competition winners were to get their prizes on May 28, the Day of First Republic of Armenia.