Burbank Candlelight Vigil to Mark Genocide Centennial

Community members commemorate the Armenian Genocide at the steps of Burbank City Hall


BURBANK, Calif.—The Burbank community will commemorate the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on Tuesday, April 7, when the Burbank City Council will present its annual Proclamation in Recognition of the Armenian Genocide.

At 5:30 p.m., a remembrance program will be held at the Burbank City Hall, during which the City Council will present its Proclamation. The program will be followed by a candlelit walk from Burbank City Hall to the Burbank Youth Center, where a commemoration program will take place at 7 p.m.

The Candlelight Vigil is the Burbank community’s annual commemoration event for the Armenian Genocide. It is organized by the Armenian Youth Federation, Burbank “Varak” Chapter; the Armenian National Committee of America, Burbank; the Burbank Homenetmen “Sipan” Chapter; the Armenian Relief Society, Burbank “Araz” Chapter; and the John Burroughs High School Armenian Language Club.

Burbank City Hall is located at 275 E. Olive Avenue, Burbank, Calif., while the Burbank Youth Center is located at 75 E. Santa Anita Avenue, Burbank, Calif., at zip code 91502.

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