Montevideo, Uruguay, Armenian Genocide Memorial Khachkar

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Subject:Commemorates the 95th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Inscription, Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Uruguayan-Armenian benefactor Karlos Ketsoyan
Architect/Designer/Artist:Carved by Ruben Nalbandian in Armenia
Placement:Free standing in Montevideo's Armenia Square.
Physical Setting:Flat land.
Tourist Amenities:No
Physical Condition:New.
Location:Montevideo, Uruguay
Location Description:Standing in Montevideo's Armenian Square.
Dedication Date:April 24, 2010
Notable Visitors:The head of the Uruguayan Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Archbishop Hakob Glnjian, consecrated the khatchkar. The President of Uruguay, Jose Mujica, was present for the dedication on April 24, 2010.