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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