ACEC hosts the Massachusetts Armenian community’s 108th commemoration of the Armenian Genocide

The 108th anniversary commemoration of the Armenian Genocide by the Massachusetts Armenian community took place at the Armenian Cultural and Educational Center (ACEC) in Watertown on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

The commemoration program included a religious ceremony, opening remarks by MC Kristina Ayanian, a cultural program, and a message form keynote speaker Christina Maranci.

The event was organized by the Massachusetts Armenian Genocide Commemoration Committee.

The flag-bearing Homenetmen Scouts (Photo: ACEC)

The Homenetmen Scouts leading the initial procession (Photo: Knar Bedian)

Victoria Stepanyan singing the American and Armenian national anthems (Photo: Knar Bedian)

 Master of ceremonies for the commemoration Kristina Ayanian (Photo: Knar Bedian)

Keynote Speaker Christina Maranci delivering her remarks (Photo: Knar Bedian)

Photo: ACEC

The Armenian clergymen said prayers and blessed the event  (Photo: Knar Bedian)

Keynote speaker Christina Maranci addressing the crowd (Photo: Knar Bedian)

Musical guests Teni Apelian and Datev Gevorkian (Photo: Knar Bedian)

Musical performance by Teni Apelian and Datev Gevorkian (Photo: Knar Bedian)

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