NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — A commemoration with the theme, “Weaving Armenia’s Story through Music” will take place Sunday, September 20, at 3 p.m. at North Andover High School.
The centennial observance is being sponsored by the Armenian Genocide Commemorative Committee of Merrimack Valley, expecting to draw a large number of patrons.
Highlighting the program will be young violin virtuoso Haigaram Hovsepian, accompanied on the piano by his mother, Ani, featuring popular and classical favorites.
The main speaker will be Dr. Henry C. Theriault, professor/chairman of the Philosophy Department at Worcester State University.
Winners of a student essay contest will read their papers. Students in various schools were asked to address the subject of what this genocide centennial means to them. Monetary prizes will be distributed that afternoon.