Photos of the Week: Sept. 24, 2010
Every year hundreds of Armenians gather in the village of Musa Ler, west of Yerevan, to celebrate the rescue and escape in 1915 of ethnic Armenians living in six villages on the slopes of Musa Dagh, a mountain in southern Turkey near the border with Syria. Throughout the night, 40 pots of harisa - a dish of wheat, meat or chicken and salt - are slow-simmered to be served for free to all who attend the festivities, which includes dancing, music and games.
Anahit Hayrapetyan is a freelance photojournalist based in Yerevan.
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