Events dedicated to memory of Sumgayit massacres victims organized in Tbilisi
On the occasion of the anniversary of Sumgayit massacres Ambassador of Armenia to Georgia Hrach Silvanian, leader of the Georgian Armenian Diocese of Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Vazgen Mirzakhanian, heads of Armenian organizations of Georgia, many Georgian Armenians visited Khojevank Pantheon of Armenian writers and public figures where on behalf of the Armenian Embassy they laid a wreath to the memorial for Armenian victims.
Those present stood in a one-minute silence to commemorate the memory of victims of Sumgayit Armenian massacres.
A classical music concert didicated to the memory of Sumgayit massacres victims took place in the evening the same day at Tbilisi Petros Adamian State Dramatic Armenian Theater. Young Georgian Armenian musicians performed pieces by Komitas, Khachatrian, Western Armenian classics, actors of P. Adamian Armenian Theater made recitations.
According to the RA Foreign Ministry Press and Information Department, liturgy and requiem rites were served at Tbilisi Saint Echmiadzin Armenian Apostolic Church on February 28 for the memory of the victims of the tragic events.