YEREVAN—A conference set to begin in Yerevan on April 22 will bring together over 600 official participants from around the world, said Vigen Sargsyan, the Armenian President’s Chief of Staff. The conference is dedicated not only to the Armenian Genocide, but to all genocides in general.
Vigen Sargsyan said the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute will open on April 21 after renovations are complete.
On April 23, the canonization of the Armenian Genocide victims will take place at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.
The same day, American rock band System of a Down will perform a free concert at Yerevan’s Republic Square.
An international orchestra comprised of over 123 musicians from 43 countries will performs a concert titled “Revival.” Works by Armenian composers from the past 100 years will be performed.
On April 24, citizens will be permitted to visit the Dzidzernagapert Armenian Genocide Memorial starting from 1 p.m., as official delegations will visit the Memorial in the morning.
Sargsyan said delegations from over 60 countries are expected to attend the centennial events. The presidents of Cyprus, France, Russia and Serbia are expected to visit Yerevan on that day.