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102 - ARMENIA'S FRUIT OF PARADISE

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360° GEO -Report visits a fruit-orchard owner in the village Nrnadzor, in Southern Armenia, whose daily routine revolves around the pomegranate.

The pomegranate, also known as the "Paradisiacal Fruit" or the "Fruit of Life" is said to be one of the oldest fruits cultivated by man. Pomegranates were mentioned in the Old Testament, and were also placed inside the tombs of ancient Egyptian pharaohs as provisions for their journeys..

Even today, this symbol of plenty and fertility is an important features at Armenian weddings. Armenia has chosen the fruit as a symbol of the country, and has developed a new, profitable economic sector with it.

Director(s) : PAPPALARDO (Mirella)

Producer(s) : ARTE GEIE, MEDIEN KONTOR Movie GMBH

Production Year : 2011
Language(s) : German, English, Arabic, Korean, Spanish, French, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Vietnamese

Rights : DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, TV, VOD

Territories : Worldwide.