2017 Aurora Prize finalist Fartuun Adan visited the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute (AGMI) today, accompanied by AGMI Deputy Director Lusine Abrahamyan.
Fartuun Adan toured the museum and got acquainted with the facts of the Armenian Genocide.
She visited the temporary exhibition hall, which hosts an exhibition dedicated to Aurora Mardiganian.
Fartuun Adan thanked the AGMI staff and left a note in the Guest Book. She also visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial and paid tribute to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims with a minute of silence.
Fartuun Adan is the founder of the Elman Peace and Human Rights Centre in Somalia.
The finalists will be honored at the Aurora Prize Ceremony in Yerevan, Armenia on May 28, 2017 when one will be chosen as the 2017 Aurora Prize Laureate. The Aurora Prize Laureate will receive a grant of US$100,000 to support the continuation of their work, as well as a US$1,000,000 award, which will give them the unique ability to continue the cycle of giving by supporting organizations that have inspired their work.