Events dedicated to 103rd anniversary of Armenian Genocide held in London

On April 21, the British-Armenian community held a traditional march dedicated to the Armenian Genocide in central London. The march was held as part of the events dedicated to the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

As reported the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Hayern Aysor, the participants of the march started walking from the corner of Hyde Park, passed through Piccadilly Street and reached the Glorious Victims monument (located in the Whitehall governmental district) where representatives of the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia, the leader of the Diocese of the Armenian Holy Apostolic Church in Great Britain, as well as leaders and members of Armenian community organizations laid wreaths in commemoration of the victims of the Armenian Genocide.

On April 23, the hall of the St. Yeghishe Armenian Church of London hosted an event dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide. The event was organized by the Armenian Community Council in the United Kingdom and sponsored by the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in the United Kingdom and the Diocese of the Armenian Holy Apostolic Church in Great Britain.

In his speech addressed to the attendees, Temporary Charge d’Affaires of the Republic of Armenia Armen Liloyan stressed the importance of shaping a strong homeland in the context of international recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide.

The event featured performances by students of the Armenian Saturday School of London and the Gevorg Tahta Armenian Sunday School, as well as musical performances by singer Anais Heghoian.

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