The exhibition “Armin T. Wegner: eyewitness of the Armenian Genocide” was opened at the Armémuseum of Stockholm on August 25. The expo showcases around thirty photos taken by Wegner with author’s notes and explanations.
The exhibition was organized by joint efforts of the Embassy of Armenia in Sweden, the Armémuseum, and armenica.org organization as part of the Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemoration events in Sweden.
The opening ceremony was attended by Deputy Speaker of Parliament Mr. Björn Söder, Parliamentary Group Leader of Christian Democrats Mr. Andreas Carlson, other MPs, Ambassadors accredited to Sweden, social, political and cultural figures, journalists, representatives of the Armenian community. Opening remarks were offered by the Director of Armémuseum Mrs. Eva-Sofie Ernstelle and historian Vahagn Avedian.
The exhibition will be open for three months.
The Armémuseum is one of the leading cultural institutions of Stockholm and is included in compulsory educational programs.