The 90th Commemoration of the Greek Holocaust
August 23, 2012
Filed under: World News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 17th, 2012
Contact: Bill Theodosakis: (718)-377-4656
Ioannis Fidanakis: (973)-464-0211
(New York, NY) – The Asia Minor Holocaust Memorial Observance Committee would like to invite you to this year’s annual Commemoration of the Greek Holocaust at Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church on September 23rd, 2012. Organized by Archon Bill Theodosakis, this is the longest running annual commemoration for the Greek Genocide in the United States.
This year’s Memorial Service for the victims of the Greek Holocaust will begin at 12 noon and will feature guest speaker Professor Michael Stratis, Esq., as well as a few words from the Past President of Panthracian Union of America “Orpheus”, Ioannis Fidanakis. For those interested in attending the Church’s regular services, Divine Liturgy begins at 10:30 am.
Who: Asia Minor Holocaust Memorial Observance Committee
What: A Memorial Service and Observance of the ‘Megali Katastrophe’, Honoring the Victims of Thrace, Asia Minor and Pontos who perished at the hands of the Young Turks and Kemalists
When: 12 noon Sunday, September 23, 2012
Where: Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church
1724 Avenue P Brooklyn, New York
As in past years we ask all Greek-American organizations to join us in commemorating and raising awareness for the Greek, Armenian and Assyrian Genocides. We urge others to follow Mr. Theodosakis’ example and organize similar events around the country within your local communities.
Important Dates Concerning the Greek Genocide:
April 6th: Pan-Hellenic Memorial Day for the Victims of Thrace
May 19th: Official Memorial Day for the Victims of Pontos
Sept 14th: Official Memorial Day for the Victims of Asia Minor