TORCHLIGHT PROCESSION HEADING TO ARMENIAN GENOCIDE MEMORIAL
April 24, 2015 – 23:04 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – The traditional torchlight procession started from
the Republic Square on April 24 and is heading to Tsitsernakaberd,
the Armenian Genocide memorial.
This annual procession is the symbolic part of struggle for the
recognition of Armenian Genocide. The number of countries whose
citizens arrive to join the march honoring the memory of Genocide
victims grows every year.
Starting from the Republic Square, the rout includes Amiryan street,
Mashtots avenue, France Square, Baghramian avenue, Barekamutyun Square,
Kiyevyan street, Kiyevyan Bridge, Karen Demirchian Sports/Concert
Complex and the final destination Tsitsernakaberd.
People place torches and candles on the window sills in their houses.