Lile, France, Armenian Genocide Memorial Khachkar

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.
Type of Memorial:Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):Town of Lila & the Armenian community of Lile.
Architect/Designer/Artist:Khachkar brought from Armenia – artist unknown.
Placement:Freestanding sculptural work in a public space.
Physical Setting:In the urban fabric.
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Physical Condition:Very well preserved.
Location:Lile, France
Construction Began:1998-1999
Construction Completed:2000
Dedication Date:May 23, 2000
Notable Visitors:The opening ceremony was attended by the Mayor of Lile, 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.
Additional Information:ArmenPress News Bulletin, 3rd issue. A monument to Armenian Genocide victims set up in France’s Lile town Yerevan, May 23, 2000.