Armenian Genocide Monuments
List of Armenian Genocide Monuments around the world.
- Tsitsernakaberd (Yerevan)
- Der Zor (Syria)
- Mt. Davidson Cross (San Francisco)
- Paris (France)
- Montebello (Los Angeles)
- Glendale Armenian Genocide Monument (Los Angeles)
- Pasadena Armenian Genocide Monument (Los Angeles)
- Bremen Armenian Genocide Monument (Germany)
- Las Vegas (Nevada)
- Orange County (California)
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 to Jan Ston Field. They placed a memorial plaque in memory of the 90th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
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 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.
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,"
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.
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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The following table shows the major memorials around the world dedicated to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims.
- A memorial khatchkar at the Armenian Catholic Patriarchate in Bzoummar, Lebanon (1960)
- The Armenian Genocide Monument in Buenos Aires, Argentina (1985)
- Relief at the Armenian Catholic Patriarchate in Bzoummar, Lebanon (1993)
- The Armenian Monument in De Boskamp cemetery, Assen, Netherlands (24 April 2001)
- The Marseille Genocide Memorial in Marseille, France, (2002)
- The memorial monument in Lyon, France (2006)
- The Wales Genocide Memorial in Cardiff, Wales, (2007)
- The Armenian Genocide Museum of America, Washington, D.C., United States (to be opened in 2010)
- The memorial monument in Mislata, Valencia, Spain (2010)
- The Memorial monument at the Saint Abgar Church, Scottsdale, Arizona (2011)
Memorial at the Genocide complex in Deir ez-Zor, Syria. (1991)
Memorial cross stone in Grenoble, France (1999)
Memorial monument in Romans-sur-Isère, France
Memorial in Rosario, Argentina
For the 94th anniversary at the California State University, Northridge (2009)
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