A monument to Armenian Genocide victims was unveiled in Vancouver, Canada, on April 27. The solemn ceremony was attended by Armenia’s Ambassador to Canada Armen Yeganyan, officials from federal, provincial and municipal governments, leaders of the Armenian community of Canada.
Speaking at the event, Ambassador Yeganyan stressed the importance of opening of the monument dedicated to the memory of 1.5 million victims ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
The monument was designed by local Armenian artist and teacher Matilda Aslizadeh.
The design cut into the steel is actually the fingerprint of an Armenian person who survived the genocide.