Hayk Demoyan gave a public lecture in Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia
In March 30 the director of AGMI Hayk Demoyan gave a public lecture in Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
More than 100 locals and the representatives of the Armenian community in Ljubljana attended the event. The lecture was organized in the framework of the Armenian cultural days in Slovenia and was accompanied with photo presentation on the subject of the Armenian genocide.
The presentation of the book of Margarit Ajemyan-Ahnert “ The knock at the door”
The presentation of the book of Margarit Ajemyan-Ahnert “ The knock at the door” took place in Armenian Genocide museum-institute's hall after Komitas.
The book is memories of the author's mother Ester Minerjyan, who was born in Amasia in 1900, (Sebastia province, of Western Armenia). She represents the 1915 disaster and its endless consequences. The book was published in English (2007), in USA and brought “Humanitarian Award” to the author. The writer of “The knock at the door” is also winner of the New York Book Fair in the nomination of “The best historical memoirs”.
The memoirs of witness of the Armenian genocide was translated in Armenian and published in Yerevan by the support of the Fund for Armenian Relief.
The donation of the book with author’s autograph took place at the end of the presentation.
His Holiness Kyrill I visited Tsitsernakaberd
Today the delegation headed by Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia His Holiness Kyrill I accompanied by Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of all Armenians Garegin II visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial complex and laid a wreath at the monument of the Armenian genocide victims and gave a requiem liturgy. Afterwards the spiritual delegation took a tour in the Armenian Genocide Museum and Kyrill I left a note in the Commemoration Book, where he noted “Eternal memory of massacred innocent Armenian brothers and sisters. Let God preserve the Armenian land and people, and forbid any people the sufferings presented in this mournful memory place. His Holiness Kyrill I planted a fir at the Memorial Alley”.