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Armenian Genocide commemorated in New York, New Jersey

Armenian Genocide commemorated in New York, New Jersey

PanARMENIAN.Net - New York and New Jersey hosted mourning events dedicated to the 97th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, with participation of Congressmen, representatives of states, as well as scientists and students conducting researches on the issue.

An exhibition at University of Bergen marked the start of commemoratives events, followed by an event on genocide prevention at UN Office and a liturgy served at St. Vartan Cathedral on April 22- 24. Armenia's permanent representative to UN Karen Nazarian also participated in the events.

On the initiative of Armenian students at NY universities, commemoration meetings and film screenings on Genocide were held in line with official events.

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The idea was born three years ago in January 2015, when the Holy Martyrs Genocide Centennial Committee began plans for their year of events.
The one-night-only performance will be conducted by Grant Gershon, the Master Chorale’s Kiki and David Gindler Artistic Director.
Saroukhan contributed to pioneering the art form as a type of important political commentary within the region.
The crew was traveling in the region to shoot a film-trip, which would help tourists get first-hand info about what to do and what to see.
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