PanARMENIAN.Net - At the moment an unprecedented event - Round Dance of Unity dated to the Day of First Republic - is taking place at the foot of Aragats, the highest mountain of Armenia, IA Regnum reports. A live chain of over 170 thousand people stretches along the perimeter of the mountain that makes 163 km covering 106 communities of the Aragatsotn and Shirak regions. The event organized by Nig-Aparan philanthropic friendly association became a holiday with concerts, fireworks and hundreds of bonfires. Representatives of the Armenian Diaspora and world mass media are present at the event. After the event a tree of love to the fatherland will be planted at each meter around the mountain foot. Participants of the Round Dance are standing at about 1-meter distance from each other and are wearing a cap of apricot color symbolizing one of the colors of the Armenian flag and color of sunset at the Aragats Mountain. The dance is to last 15 minutes. To note, representatives of the Guinness Records books are as well present at the event.
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