On June 28, 2020, in the office of AGBU Sofia "Parekordzagan", with smiles and good mood, the students of Armenian Sunday school AGBU Sofia Sunday School Hayler have officially graduated the school year 2019 - 2020!
In 2020, the children from AGBU Sofia " HayLer " school had the opportunity to learn a lot about the Armenian language and culture.
During the first months of the year the trainings were lead with presence in person, but after March due to the epidemiological situation the trainings went online.
On 25.06.2020 the children from AGBU Sofia HayLer, visited the house-museum of Peyo Yavorov in Sofia. The children learned a lot about the writer's biography, saw valuable collections of manuscripts, original photographs, the poet's personal library, the first editions of his works, (most of them signed personally by Yavorov), his weapons collection, paintings, graphics and sculptures. They walked through the rooms where he lived and experience a bit of the spirit of his house. The household exposure with the poet’s working office recreates the family’s hearth and exactly there the kids from HayLer recited Yavorov’s poem “Armenians”.
The children from AGBU Sunday school Sofia HayLer visited the Armenian Church in Sofia. There, on the occasion of the church holiday Trndez, a liturgy was held, after which those present lit a fire in the churchyard, which is traditionally jumped over for health and luck. The Sunday school teachers and children, together with the scouts, played an Armenian dance and jumped over the fire.
On October 4, 2020, AGBU Sofia Sunday School "HayLer " opened the 2020-2021 classes focused on studying the Armenian language and culture.
The opening took place in the office of Parekordzagan Sofia, where Mr. Velizar Agopyan, Chairman of AGBU Sofia Parekordzagan welcomed the parents, children and explained what is the expected plan until the end of Sunday school. Teachers Nina Andryan, Armine Manukyan and Anush Kirakosyan, with a lot of love, took care for the good mood and the delicious treatment of everyone.
In October, the new school year 2020-2021 started at AGBU Sofia HayLer Sunday School .
At the beginning of this school year, one of the main topics was the war in Artsakh . The teachers introduced the children to various facts from the history of Artsakh . The children drew and colored various pictures with soldiers, in support of the heroes in Artsakh.