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[[Image:042415-Montebello.jpg|thumb|300px|[[Montebello]] Armenian Genocide Monument. © [[Hagop Bedrossian]].]]
 
[[Image:Genocide_monument-Santa_Ana-IMG_1224.JPG|thumb|250px|[[Montebello]] Armenian Genocide Monument.]]
 
List of Armenian Genocide Monuments around the world.
 
  
*[[Der Zor]]
 
*[[Montebello]]
 
*[[Mt. Davidson Cross]]
 
*[[Paris]]
 
*[[Tsitsernakaberd]] (Yerevan)
 
*[[Glendale Armenian Genocide Monument]]
 
*[[Bremen Armenian Genocide Monument]] (Germany)
 
*[[Las Vegas]]
 
*[[Orange County]] (California)
 
 
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NAIRI UNION MEMBERS PLACE MEMORIAL PLAQUE ON 90th ANNIVERSAY OF ARMENIAN GENOCIDE IN JAN STON FIELD
 
 
On August 19, members of the Armenian cultural union Nairi and a group of men, accompanied by the Iranian Armenian Mountaineers went toJan Ston Field. They placed a memorial plaque  in memory of the 90th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
 
 
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In the Armenia diaspora the little public art we have is largely consisted of memorials dedicated to teh victims of teh Armenian Genocide of 1915. There are 139 Armenian memorialscommemorative plaques, inscriptions and monumental sculpture throughout the world, the most well-known of which is the [[Tsitsernakaberd|Genocide Monument]] (1968) in Armenia's Dzidzernagapert Memorial Park designed by architects S. Kalashian and L. Mkrtchian. 
 
 
There are 27 other Genocide memorials in Armenia. That number is exceeded only by the memorials in France, 35 in all. The [[United States]] has 21, [[Lebanon]] has 5, while [[Uruguay]] and [[Venezuela]] have one each. Other countries with Genocide memorials include [[Poland]], [[Belgium]], [[Austria]], [[Switzerland]], and [[Italy]], among others.
 
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A MONUMENT TO ARMENIAN GENOCIDE VICTIMS SET UP IN FRANCE'S LILA TOWN
 
YEREVAN, MAY 23, ARMENPRESS:
 
The Armenian foreign ministry press office reported that in [[France]]'s Lila town a cross- stone, commemorating the memory of 1915 Armenian genocide victims.
 
 
The opening ceremony was attended by the mayor of Lila, Jean Jacques Salle,
 
Armenia's ambassador in France, Edward Nalbandian, state and political
 
leaders, as well as by the clergy and representatives of the local Armenian
 
community. On that day Armenian flags were hoisted on Lila's town council
 
and streets.
 
 
The Armenian ambassador noted France's recongnition of the Genocide, "The fact that there are numerous monuments dedicated to the victims of
 
Armenian genocide in France's territory proves that the genocide has been
 
acknowledged by its citizens,"
 
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City of [[Fresno]] to build Genocide memorial
 
 
On Oct 10, 2005, Fresno Mayor Alan Autry announced his commitment to build a
 
monument in the near future dedicated to the memory of the victims of the
 
Armenian Genocide.
 
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MEMORIAL COMPLEX TO ARMENIAN GENOCIDE VICTIMS TO OPEN IN MARSEILLES ON APRIL 24
 
 
Noyan Tapan
 
Armenians Today
 
Mar 30 2006
 
 
YEREVAN, MARCH 30, NOYAN TAPAN - ARMENIANS TODAY. Opening of a memorial
 
complex dedicated to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims
 
will take place at the Bomon distict of the city of Marseilles on
 
April 24. Gilbert Kerkerian, the Deputy Mayor of Marseilles informed
 
about this at the March 29 meeting with the Armenia-France Friendship
 
Deputies' Groups. It was mentioned that the French Government which
 
allocated one million evros, implements building of the memorial
 
complex, and the author of the idea draft is the Marseilles-Armenia
 
Association. The Tsitsernakaberd memorial complex became a source of
 
inspiration for building the memorial complex: it will be engraved
 
in French and Armenia on the monument: "In the memory of 1 mln
 
500 thousand Armenian became victims of the first genocide of the
 
20th century conducted by the Turkish government in 1915." Petros
 
Mashughian, a member of the Marseilles-Armenia Association mentioned
 
that four flags will be placed in front of the memorial complex:
 
France, Armenia, the European Union and the city of Marseilles. It
 
was also mentioned that the assistance shown by Jean-Claude Gaudin,
 
the Marseill es Mayor, the First Deputy Chairman of the Senate is
 
great in building the memorial complex. Mher Shahgeldian, the head
 
of the Armenia-France Friendship Deputies' Group appreciated the
 
Armenian-French friendship, considering opening of the memorial
 
complex symbolical, as the Year of Armenia is marked in France this
 
year. He also attached importance to the contribution of the Armenian
 
community in Marseilles and the Marseilles-Armenia Association in the
 
issue of building the memorial complex . As Noyan Tapan was informed
 
by the RA NA Public Relations' Department, other issues relating to
 
the Armenian-French ties and of bilateral interest were discussed at
 
the meeting.
 
 
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