Student March To Commemorate Armenian Genocide

STUDENT MARCH TO COMMEMORATE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

Panorama.am
14:35 21/04/2009

On 23 April a student march to famous Armenian composer Komitas’ tomb
is organized by the initiative of Armenian student forum and NGO-s. The
march will start at 13:00, the student forum reports. Komitas
certainly was one of thousands Armenians to witness the genocide of
Ottoman Turkey towards Armenian nation. Komitas could not sustain that
torture. He was an important representative of Armenian musical art,
one of its most distinguished figures. Komitas is the founder of modern
Armenian classical music. On 24 April at 12:00 another march will start
from the park named after Hovhannes Toumanian to Tsitsernakaberd to
commemorate the victims of the Great Armenian Genocide.

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