Ascension Day in Aleppo CCO

On 05 May, 2016, the Women’s Committee of Aleppo Compatriotic Charitable Organization hosted an event dedicated to the Ascension Day.

The event was made a memorable day for its participants, filled with various stories, songs and games associated with the holiday.

Ms. Zepyur Balabanian made a speech on behalf of the Committee.

In addition, a special traditional draw was held during the event with warm wishes and advices for the participants.

It is worth mentioning that the Ascension Day is one of the Armenian Apostolic Church movable holidays and is celebrated on the 40th day after Easter. “Ascension” means to rise. Ascension is the rise of Jesus into heaven in body and taking his place on the right side of the Father, which is the culmination of Christ’s earthly mission.

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