The US Peace Corps volunteers in Armenia visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex, put flowers at the Eternal Fire and honored the memory of the innocent victims with a minute of silence.
The US Peace Corps volunteers also visited AGMI and got acquainted with the temporary exhibition of the museum, which represents the story of the Armenian Genocide.
Deputy Director of AGMI Lousine Abrahamyan delivered a lecture about Arshalouys (Aurora) Mardiganian, a girl from Chmshkatsag, who survived the Genocide, and the odyssey of her life to the Peace Corps Volunteers.
The audience had an opportunity to watch a presentation about Arshaluys Mardiganian and the silent movie “Ravished Armenia”.
Then the audience gave their questions to the speaker.
Peace Corps Volunteers have been working and living in Armenia since 1992 by the invitation of the Armenian Government. Currently, over 80 volunteers servein various regions of RA, taking part in two different programs; English as a foreign language and the development of the community youth.