“Hartak” is a two-day long marathon of experience exchange. It is a platform for sharing
knowledge and experience through master classes, workshops and speeches in a non-formal environment. For
the second time, Hartak Festival will be held on July 7-8 in the cultural capital of Armenia-Gyumri
This year the central theme of the festival will be social entrepreneurship and socially responsible business models. All the workshops will have a social component and most of them is intended to inspire the participants their social business ideas, to improve their lives and to support their communities. Every year, more than 40 workshops and lectures are being held in the scope of the festival. The festival program will be made up of 4 main blocks:
1. SE know-how
3. Arts & D.I.Y.
4. Body and soul
central event of the festival will be two-day forum, which aims to enlarge the perspectives of social
entrepreneurship by bringing together individuals and inspiring them to act. The first day will be
dedicated to the experience sharing talks of different social entrepreneurs. During the second day, the
participating teams will brainstorm, discuss and develop their ideas with the guidance of professional
Except master classes, there are expected to be exhibitions, informal events that contribute to network building, city tours, and other entertainment events.