Armenian Genocide Commemoration Events announced for Sydney and Melbourne

By armenia.com.au | Wednesday, 20 April 2016

SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE: The Armenian Genocide Commemorative Committee has released the schedule of events to commemorate the 101st Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Sydney and Melbourne.

This year, the NATIONAL ARMENIAN GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION EVENING will be held will be held on Sunday 24th April from 7pm at the Willoughby Concourse Concert Hall, Victoria Avenue, Chatswood. The keynote speaker will be Professor Peter Stanley.

Peter Stanley is a Professor at the University of NSW (Canberra).

He is one of Australia’s most distinguished military social historians, and was formerly Principal Historian at the Australian War Memorial.

As an award-winning author, he has published over 30 books. Most recently, he co-authored 'Armenia, Australia and the Great War’ - the first  book covering Australia’s humanitarian response to the Armenian Genocide.

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ARMENIAN GENOCIDE COMMEMORATIVE COMMITTEE - EVENTS IN SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE


Friday, 22nd April
Melbourne - Candlelight Vigil (Sit In)
7pm, State Library of Victoria (Buses from Hye Getron at 6pm)
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Saturday, 23rd April

Melbourne – Armenian Genocide Commemoration
6:00pm, Mazenod College - 5 Kernot Avenue, Mulgrave VIC
Keynote Speaker: Vicken Babkenian, Author (Armenia, Australia & The Great War)
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Sunday, 24th April
Sydney – Mass for Holy Martyrs
10:15AM, Armenian Apostolic Church 10 Macquarie Street, Chatswood


Sunday, 24th April

Sydney - MARCH FOR JUSTICE
2:00PM, From Hyde Park to Botanic Gardens
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*Buses departing Armenian Apostolic Church Chatswood (after Requiem Mass), Armenian Cultural Centre Willoughby (1pm), Ararat Scout Hall Ryde (1pm) and Navasart Scout Hall Smithfield (12:30pm)



Sunday, 24th April
Sydney – National Armenian Genocide Commemoration
7:00pm, The Willoughby Concourse Concert Hall, Chatswood, NSW
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Peter Stanley, Historian & Author (Armenia, Australia & The Great War)

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Saturday, 30th April

Sydney - Ryde City Armenian Genocide Commemoration
3:00PM, Meadowbank War Memorial, Meadowbank NSW
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Tuesday, 17th May
Sydney – Wreath Laying Ceremony & Armenian Genocide Commemorative Lecture
6:30pm, NSW State Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW
Keynote Speaker: Vicken Babkenian, Author (Armenia, Australia & The Great War)

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