Genocide Remembrance Day 2018

April 24, 2018 in Armenia

Genocide Remembrance Day is celebrated on April 24, 2018. Genocide Remembrance Day or Genocide Memorial day, is a national holiday in Armenia and is observed by Armenians in dispersed communities around the worl. It is held annually to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide from 1915 to 1923. In Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, hundreds of thousands of people walk to the Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial to lay flowers at the eternal flame. The date 24 April commemorates the Armenian notables deported from the Ottoman capital in 1915, of hundreds of Armenian intellectuals and community leaders, most of whom would be executed, which was a precursor to the ensuing events. (With material from: Wikipedia)

Where is Genocide Remembrance Day?
Nationwide
Armenia
When is Genocide Remembrance Day?
Tuesday, the 24th of April 2018
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