GLENDALE, CA – To mark the 20th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia, the Nor Serount (New Generation) Cultural Association, along with various Southern California Armenian-American organizations, are pleased to announce the annual Armenian Independence Day festival at Verdugo Park in Glendale on Sept. 18.

The festival, which is the largest and mostly highly anticipated event of the year in the Armenian-American community, has drawn over 10,000 attendees from all throughout the greater Los Angeles County region. There will be a variety of activities for all age groups to enjoy including live music, dance performances, carnival games, an assortment of Armenian ethnic cuisine, and an educational display of Armenian history and artifacts.

Past guests have included a long list of elected officials and community leaders including Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), Assemblyman Mike Gatto, and Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian to name a few.

The festivities will begin at 12 noon and will continue until 7pm. The event is free and open to the public. Verdugo Park is located at 1621 Cañada Blvd. Glendale, CA 91208.

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