Reception at the headquarters of La Provence in Marseille for the launch of the magazine
Wonderful initiative of the newspaper La Provence in Marseille. The daily has published on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide a special issue of its magazine “Armenians of Provence” (136 pages) on newsstands since Friday, February 13 (3.50 €). Thursday, February 12, on the eve of the launch of the magazine, the management of Provence had invited its drafting few dozen members and leaders of associations, political and cultural development of the Armenian community of Marseille. These discovered previewed this particularly rich number on the Armenians with sixty articles including “the roots of uprooted”, “Provence of the archives,” “a hundred years of memory”, “Faces of yesterday and today “and” address books “. Note also the interview with Charles Aznavour. “Armenians of Provence” according to La Provence is a “dive in the heart of a community that has been able to regain hope after the 1915 genocide and exile of the 1920s.” This tool will help Provençaux discover the intimacy of some 150,000 Armenians around them every day in the region.
Krikor Amirzayan in Marseille, text and photo report
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