Taking advantage of the Saturday, August 8th where competitions took a break, the participants of the 6th pan-Armenian Games visited Dzidzernagapert at the genocide memorial in Yerevan to pray before the eternal flame in memory of the 1.5 million Armenian victims of the 1915 Genocide perpetrated by Turkey.
Nearly 4,000 members of the delegations of the Armenian youth who participated in the 6th pan-Armenian Games visited Saturday morning at the memorial of the Armenian Genocide. The 6th pan-Armenian Games are under the sign of remembrance of the victims on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. At the head of delegations, the president of the pan-Armenian Games Organising Committee, Ichkhan Zakarian. He told the press “Dzidzernagapert and place of pilgrimage for Armenians. I do not think anyone who comes in Yerevan, can not get to the genocide memorial. The pan-Armenian Games symbolize the defense of Armenianness with a strong axis uniting Armenia, Diaspora and Artsakh. We must not forget that this youth that honors the victims of the genocide in Dzidzernagapert are the children of a people who have been victims of genocide. “ Then delegations visited Echmiadzin, Khor Virab, Sardarabad, Garni and Keghart.