Community-Wide Commemoration of the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

On April 24, 2018, Armenians worldwide will commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and pay tribute to our 1.5 million holy martyrs through various religious, cultural, and political events. A number of community-wide commemorative events will take place in the Los Angeles area, most notably the following:

On Sunday, April 22, the annual commemoration organized by the United Armenian Council will be held at the Armenian Genocide Martyrs’ Monument in Montebello (Bicknell Park, 901 Via San Clemente) beginning at 2:00 p.m. The program will feature a religious ceremony by clergy from the Armenian Apostolic, Catholic, and Evangelical Churches, political messages by Congressman Ed Royce, Congressman Adam Schiff, State Senator Anthony Portantino, and State Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, remarks by Bob Morgenthau, great-grandson of U.S. Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire Henry Morgenthau, and cultural performances by students of Armenian Schools.

The annual “March for Justice” will take place on Tuesday, April 24, at 12:00 noon.
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Tens of thousands will gather at Pan Pacific Park (7600 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles) and march to the Turkish Consulate where there a special program will take place. Transportation will be provided from Glendale, Burbank, La Crescenta, Pasadena, Montebello, Hollywood, North Hollywood, Encino, Canoga Park, an Van Nuys. Please call 888-924-1915 for more information.

We call on our faithful to participate in these and all commemorations in large numbers.

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