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Armenian genocide: The 100th anniversary

The 100th anniversary of the start of the Armenian genocide will be marked with several special Fresno-area events organized by the Armenian Genocide Centennial-Fresno Committee:

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Thursday, April 23

, 5 p.m., Requiem Service, Ararat Cemetery’s Memorial of the Unknown Armenian Martyr, 1925 W. Belmont Ave.



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Thursday, April 23

, 7:30 p.m., Monument Unveiling, Fresno State Maple Mall.



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Friday, April 24

, 9 a.m., Flag Raising Ceremony, Fresno City Hall, 2600 Fresno St.



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Friday, April 24

, 7 p.m., Traditional Community Commemoration featuring Bruce Janigian of the American University of Armenia, St. Paul Armenian Church, 3767 N. First St.



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Saturday, April 25

, 7:30 p.m., Fresno Philharmonic Concert, “Witness & Rebirth: An Armenian Journey,” Saroyan Theatre.



For a complete listing of events, go to: agcfresno.org.

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