The second torch lighting ceremony for the 7th Pan-Armenian Games took place at Khor Virap monastery located on the hills of Ararat province in Armenia.
Second torch lit in Khor Virap for the 7th Pan-Armenian Games
STEPANAKERT, JUNE 17, ARTSAKHPRESS: The torch was lit by Armenian Greco-Roman wrestler, Olympic Champion Arthur Alexanyan who addressed the attendees saying sport that unite Armenians all over the world.
The torches from Khor Virap and Musa Ler will be taken to Artsakh where the third torch will be lit in Tigranakert to symbolize the unity of Armenia, Diaspora and Artsakh.
The 7th Pan-Armenian games will take place from August 6 to 17 with representatives from over 35 cities to compete in 17 sport competitions. This year, the opening ceremony of the Games will take place in Artsakh capital Stepanakert.