Central Genocide Commemoration Event to Be Held in Montebello

The commemoration of the 91st anniversary of the Armenian genocide will be held Sunday–April 23 at 4:30 PM at the Armenian Genocide Monument in Montebello’s Bicknell Park–announced California’s Central Commemorative Body.

The program will feature local and state officials–including State Senator Jackie Speier. The keynote speaker will be Professor Peter Cowe–Narekatsi Professor of Armenian Studies at UCLA.

After the political portion of the program–there will be a requiem service for the 1.5 million victims of the Genocide.

Transportation to and from the event will be provided at the following locations:

GLENDALE–St. Mary’s Apostolic Church

GLENDALE–St. Gregory’s Armenian Catholic Church

PASADENA–St. Gregory the Illuminator Church

PASADENA–St. Sarkis Church

VAN NUYS–St. Bedros Church

HOLLYWOOD–St. Hovhannou Garabed Church

HOLLYWOOD–St. Garabed Church

California’s Central Commemorative Body urges all Armenia’s to attend Sunday’s event and remember the victims of the Armenian genocide.

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