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May 23 2018 | 1:07pm AET

Schedule of Events: 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Australia

Source: armenia.com.au | Saturday, 22 April 2017
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SYDNEY & MELBOURNE: The Armenian Genocide Commemorative Committee (AGCC) announces the following schedule of events organised to commemorate the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Australia.

A) SYDNEY #MARCHFORJUSTICE - 23 April

The Sydney #MARCHFORJUSTICE will take place on Sunday, April 23rd 2017. It will begin at the Hyde Park Fountain in Sydney, and end with a special program at First Fleet Park in Circular Quay (The Rocks).


A number of buses have been organised to transport participants to and from the City. They will depart from:
  1. Ararat Scout Hall - Quarry Road, Ryde at 12:30pm
  2. Armenian Apostolic Church - 10 Macquarie Street, Chatswood at 1:00pm
  3. Armenian Cultural Centre - 259 Penshurst Street, Willoughby at 1:00pm
  4. Navasart Scout Hall - 1 Rowley Street, Smithfield at 12:15pm
  5. Forestville - Shops at Darley Street Centre, Forestville at 12:15pm

Please note all buses will be returning back to their original locations after the closing of the event, by around 4:30pm.



Leaders of Armenian-Australian religious, political, cultural, relief and youth organisations have called on the community to join Sydney's #MARCHFORJUSTICE to honour the memory of the 1.5 million victims of the Armenian Genocide, and renew their oath of justice for their ancestors.

Watch their video appeal below, or by clicking here. This video was produced by Armenia TV (Australia).


B) MELBOURNE COMMEMORATION EVENING - 23 April

The Melbourne Armenian Genocide Commemoration Evening, featuring international keynote speaker, Kate Nahapetian of the Armenian Legal Centre for Justice & Human Rights, will take place on Sunday, 23 April 2017, 6:30pm at the Mazenod College in Mulgrave.




C - HOLY MASS DEDICATED TO HOLY MARTYRS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE





D - NATIONAL ARMENIAN GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION EVENING (SYDNEY) - 24 April




E - RYDE CITY COUNCIL ARMENIAN GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION - 29 April



F - WREATH LAYING & ARMENIAN GENOCIDE COMMEMORATIVE LECTURE AT NSW PARLIAMENT HOUSE - 1 MAY

The annual Wreath Laying & Armenian Genocide Commemorative Lecture, organised by the Australian Institute for Holocaust & Genocide Studies, will take place on Monday, 1st May at the NSW Parliament House Peace Garden and Theatre - from 6:30pm.

The lecture will be delivered by Kate Nahapetian of the Armenian Legal Centre for Justice & Human Rights.