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Soort werk
19 juli t/m 1 augustus
Aantal deelnemers
14 (7 mannen en 7 vrouwen)

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The major objective of the work camp is to preserve this historical site for the future generations, to keep it in worthy conditions to allow the visitors to be spiritually enriched and to contemplate the beauty and the splendour of this monument.Activities for the volunteers are as follows:-Maintenance of the territory - removing the over-grown grass, weeds.-National sounds of Zvartnots-learning Armenian national dances, songs.-Cultural program-My impressions about World Heritage Power point presentations of the volunteers on their impressions and feelings about the project and plans for the future.-Presentation of the countries the volunteers come from, and of the UNESCO World Heritage Objects existing there.The participants will get certificates and letters of appreciation by the end of the work camp.

Accommodatie en maaltijden

Guest house on the territory of the Cathedral.Do not worry about sleeping bags, as you will be provided with beds/mattresses and bedding packs. In Armenian camps you should be disciplined and organized. Making beds and keeping the rooms neat and clean every day is obligatory.Volunteers will prepare the food by themselves. You will taste all kinds of Armenian traditional food, such as dolma, khorovats (barbecue), kiabab, khashlama, incomparable fruits of Ararat Valley - apricots, grapes, peaches, apples, berries etc. and vegetables.

Locatie en vrije tijd

Armenia is called an open-air museum. You will have lots of interesting excursions and visits to historical monuments and museums, which will be organized during the work camp. The excursions to the following sights will be organized upon the decision of the camp and all the visits will be free. The proposed list of the excursions is the following: Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral, Zvartnots Cathedral ruins, Garni Pagan Temple, Geghard Monastery Complex with a program of World Heritage Initiative, Lake Sevan (with a barbecue on the beach). Volunteers will visit Matenadaran-storehouse of ancient manuscripts, Historical Museum of Armenia or National Gallery of Armenia, museum of famous film director S. Parajanov, Vernissage-Armenian big souvenirs market under the open sky and degustation in cognac factory. Different games, Armenian dancing and language lessons will be organized in the workcamps.Leisure time for joint workcamps are individual.


The work camp is organized within the frameworks of World Heritage Volunteers Initiative launched by UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS). One of the main goals of the project is to raise awareness about the necessity to protect, preserve and promote cultural and natural heritage in general and the inscribed or potential World Heritage sites in particular.Zvartnots was built in the middle of the 7th century. This architectural masterpiece is a monument which embodies the centuries-long traditions of Armenian architecture. Unfortunately, Zvartnots has survived only in ruins, as it was completely destroyed by a powerful earthquake in the 10th century..The camp will be opened for the 12th time and is already a popular and traditional one.


WHAT TO BRING WITH YOUIt is very important to bring with you different board games, songbooks.During the workcamp volunteers will organize the Intercultural days when each volunteer will present his/her country, so please bring photos and booklets describing your country, recipes of national dishes, products and spices and national songs. You can bring your musical instruments, CDs with your favorite national songs and music and, of course, your high spirit and creativity. COVID SAFETY RULESAll foreign nationals must present a COVID-19 PCR test negative certificate or a Certificate of a complete vaccination against COVID-19 to be allowed to enter the Republic of Armenia. 1.A COVID-19 PCR test certificate with a negative result taken within previous 72 hours2.Certificate of complete vaccination against COVID-19, in dosages defined according to the instructions for use of the given vaccine.-For single-dose vaccines, certificate confirming that it was injected at least 28 days (4 weeks) before entering the country.-For multi-dose vaccines, certificate confirming that the last dosage was injected at least 14 days before entering the country.The traveler can present the vaccination certificate via mobile application or present the printed version of the certificate exported from the application protected with a QR code, which includes all the required information.


For volunteers from organizations with bilateral exchange with HUJ: 50euro For volunteers from organizations without bilateral exchange with HUJ: 100euro






Soort werk





Aantal vrijwilligers

14 (7 mannen en 7 vrouwen)


18 t/m 99 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 100


Het inschrijfgeld voor dit project bedraagt € 295, exclusief € 50 studentenkorting.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 100.

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