April 21, 2016 - 13:06 AMT
Armenian Genocide Commemoration to be held on Capitol Hill Apr 27

The Armenian Assembly of America announced events to commemorate the 101st Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Washington, D.C.

On Sunday, April 24, a special Badarak (Mass) will be celebrated on the occasion of the 101st Year of Remembrance of the Armenian Genocide. It will be followed by a special service at St. Mary's Khatchkar commemorating the Holy Martyrs who gave their lives during the Armenian Genocide for Faith and for the Homeland. After the Badarak, a traditional Madagh blessing service and presentation by St. Mary Shnorhali School Students will take place in the Church hall.

Later in the week, on Wednesday, April 27, the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues will be hosting the annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration on Capitol Hill.