Les Lilas, France, Armenian Genocide Memorial Khachkar

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Town of Les Lilas & local Armenian community.
Architect/Designer/Artist:David Yérévantzi
Placement:Freestanding sculptural work in a public space.
Physical Setting:Cemetery
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Physical Condition:Very well preserved.
Location:47 rue de l’Egalité
Les Lilas, France
Construction Began:1998-1999
Construction Completed:2000
Dedication Date:May 23, 2000
Notable Visitors:The opening ceremony was attended by the Mayor of Les Lilas, Jean Jacques Salle, Armenia's Ambassador to France, Edward Nalbandian, state and political leaders, as well as by the clergy and representatives of the local Armenian community.

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