Armenian Student Organizations, Armenian Studies Programs Announce Commemorative Events for Genocide

FRESNO–The Armenian Students Organization and Armenian Studies Program are planning a week of activities to commemorate the 94th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 23 the award winning movie “Screamers” will be shown in the East Engineering Building, Room 191 on the Fresno State campus. Admission is free to the movie. A campus March and Vigil will follow immediately after the showing of the movie. Those gathered will walk to the model of the Armenian Martyrs Monument in the Free Speech Area at Fresno State and a brief ceremony will take place.

At noon on Friday, April 24 the campus will solemnly commemorate the 94th Anniversary of the Genocide. The Arax Armenian Dancers of Fresno will be featured in a program of dances with the theme of Genocide. Students of the Keyan Armenian School and Fresno State students will also participate with readings and remarks.

For more information or directions, contact the Armenian Studies Program at 278-2669. The events are partially funded by the Associated Students Inc, of Fresno State.

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