Paris has one of the largest Armenians communities in France.
The Louvre has an ancient Armenian khachkar in it's collection, and there is another 13th century khachkar in front of the Armenian Church on Rue Jean Goujon (between Champs Elysee and the Seine River).
|“||I never wanted to live in Paris. Fresno, San Francisco and New York were fine for me. But since I came to Paris I have been crazy about it. Why shouldn't I be? I don't know the language. I never know where I am and I can't read a map. Thus, half the time I might still be in Fresno, San Francisco or New York. -William Saroyan ( Sept 30, 1961 Saturday Evening Post)||”|
Paris City Council Passes Resolution On Armenian Genocide
The resolution was submitted to the Board by the Deputy Mayor for memory and veterans Catherine Vieu-Charier and Deputy Mayor for international relations and Francophonie Patrick Klyugman.
The resolution calls on the City of Paris, in cooperation with the Republic of Armenia, the Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations in France and Armenian organizations of Paris to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide through projects aimed at raising awareness about the Armenian Genocide and at preventing its denial.
The resolution also calls on the Mayor of Paris to visit Yerevan in the framework of the activities that will be organized by the Republic of Armenia in 2015 on the commemoration of Armenian Genocide.
Armenia News - NEWS.am
|This article contains text from a source with a copyright. Please help us by extracting the factual information and eliminating the rest in order to keep the site in accordance to fair use standards, or by obtaining permission for reuse on this site..|
Armenians from Paris
These are Armenians who were born or who have lived in Paris: