Armenian cultural festivals, pilgrimages or ceremonies were held in the lands of Greater Armenia, Cilicia, Nakhichevan, Syunik, Artsakh, Baku, Tiflis and Bolis, before the Armenian Genocide.

Armenian Heroic Self-Defense Battles such as the Second Zeytun Resistance, the Defense of Van, Sardarabad or Arara laid the spiritual foundations of the First Republic of Armenia and prevented the complete annihilation of the Armenian people.