Events Dedicated to the Memory of the Victims of the Greek Genocide –

  • by Western Armenia, May 30, 2024 in Society

On May 24-28, a series of events dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Genocide of the Greeks took place in cooperation with the Museum-Institute of the Genocide against Armenians and the Union of Greek Communities in Eastern Armenia.

On May 24, in the courtyard of the Greek community of Alaverdi, a tribute was paid to the memory of the victims of the genocide of the Greeks of Pontus.

Flowers were bowed near the khachkar memorializing the victims of the genocide, where the spiritual pastor of the community, Father Mikael Shaghoyan, conducted a memorial service in memory of the Genocide of the Greeks.

The event was attended by Narek Poghosyan, a researcher at HCTI, and Tehmine Martoyan, a senior researcher.

The head of Alaverdi community Davit Ghumashyan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Greece Khristos Sofianopoulos to Armenia, Maria Lazareva, President of the Union of Greek Communities of Armenia, representative of the Greek community "AKMI", director of the Greek Medical Center "Hellen Med" Simon Zakharov, senior researcher of HCTI Tehmine had speeches, as well as Martoyan and others.