The five petals represent the five continents where survivors of the armenian genocide found a new home. Forget me not flower meaning armenian genocide.
The armenian genocide was the systematic mass murder and expulsion of ethnic armenians carried out in turkey and adjoining regions by the ottoman government during world war i although earlier massacres had occurred during the 19th century and some sporadic massacres of armenians began in mid 1914 the starting date of the genocide is conventionally held to be 24 april 1915 the day that.
Armenian genocide flower. Armenians charge that the campaign was a deliberate attempt to destroy the armenian people and thus an act of genocide. Armenian genocide memorial flowers get a second life. The flower has become a sign for honor of armenian genocide 100th anniversary.
The initiative combines the idea of giving these flowers a new lease. The flower symbolizes that we will always remember our national sorrow of 1915. The centennial of the armenian genocide.
Nevertheless 100 years later the genocide s wounds are still very real in armenia where citizens pay tribute year in and year out. I remember and demand this sentence was the slogan of the 100th anniversary of the armenian genocide and a flower called forget me not was chosen as the symbol of the terrible events that happened in 1915. Thousands of new high quality pictures added every day.
This year the theme is forget me not and this flower is the official emblem worldwide to observe this as the 100th commemoration of the armenian genocide. On april 24 2015 we marked the centennial of the armenian genocide. The following describes the meaning behind the flower and what it symbolizes.
You could observe the symbol almost everywhere in those days. The agbu scouts of armenia in collaboration with the foundation for the preservation of wildlife and cultural assets are organizing this year s flower gathering event of which we would like to invite you to take part in which will be held on the 26 th of april from 09 00 till 18 00 at the armenian genocide memorial. Armenian flower 3 lily of the valley.
April 27 2016 16 34 amt. On that day the. Armenian genocide campaign of deportation and mass killing conducted against the armenian subjects of the ottoman empire by the young turk government during world war i 1914 18.
Women attend a religious service at the cathedral in etchmiadzin outside yerevan on april 23 2015 ahead of the canonization ceremony for the martyrs of the armenian genocide. Find armenian genocide flower stock images in hd and millions of other royalty free stock photos illustrations and vectors in the shutterstock collection. Forget me not flower meaning armenian genocide.
Panarmenian net on wednesday april 27 the traditional flower gathering event took place at the tsitsernakaberd.