Commemoration events dedicated to the 97th anniversary of Armenian Genocide took place in various sides of the world, in many countries where Armenian Communities exist.
As press and information department of Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs on April 22 holy mass was served at Armenian Church in Buenos Aires. After the holy mass the garlands were put at the memorial of the Armenian Genocide victims at the “Armenia” square. Staff of Armenian Embassy in Argentine and representatives of Armenian Community attended the event.
Armenian Embassy in Canada and Armenian Community in this country also organized commemoration event dedicated to the memory of Armenian Genocide victims.
On April 22 holy mass was served at Armenian churches of Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and some other cities of Canada.
On the same day event dedicated to the same occasion took place at the Armenian center in Montreal. Armenian Ambassador to Canada Armen Yeganyan thanked the Canadian Government for recognition Armenian Genocide. Armenian young people in Canada organized a protest action in front of the Turkish Embassy in Ottawa.
Events dedicated to the same occasion were held in Spain as well. On April 22 holy mass was served at the Iglesia de las Carmelitas Church of Madrid.
Holy mass was also served at the Barcelonan Mare de Deu dels Church.
Armenian Embassy in Spain organized a commemoration event. Armenian Ambassador to Spain Khoren Terteryan delivered a speech during the event.
Armenian Genocide victims were commemorated also in Netherlands. Armenian Ambassador to Netherlands Dzyunik Aghajanyan delivered a speech during the ceremony and spoke about the international recognition of Armenian Genocide.
Events dedicated to the 97th anniversary of Armenian Genocide took place in Almelo city of Netherlands. The evening was organized jointly by the Hay Dat committee in Netherlands, Armenian General Benevolent Company in Netherlands and Armenian physical educational center of Almelo. The commemoration evening started by the holy mass and Almelo Mayor also attended it. After the holy mass the presents put garlands at the memorial of Armenian Genocide victims.
On April 24 commemoration event took place at the memorial “Our victims” in Strasburg.
Armenian Ambassador to PACE Hermine Naghdalyan, head of the Armenian diocese in Strasburg father Vache Hayrapetyan attended the event.
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