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CRAG E-Alert - 2 May 2005

Dear Friends & Supporters:

COMMEMORATIVE CONCERT ON 14 MAY 2005

A special Commemorative Concert on the occasion of the 90th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will take place at LSO St Luke's at Jerwood hall, 161 Old Street, London EC1V 9NG, on 14 May 2005, at 7:30 pm.

The Barn Sinfonietta of Oxted, with 24 professional musicians and solo violin - Susanna Gregorian (from Germany) under the baton of Johan Michael Katz and Rachael Maher - leader, will perform:

Alan Hovhanness - Psalm and Fugue Op 40,
Aram Khachaturian - Guyane Ballet Suite (Adagio),
Edward Mirzoyan - Symphony for strings and timpani,
Alexander Arutunian - Violin Concerto, Komitas - Krunk

Tickets / Reservations are available at the Barbican Box Office or on 020 7638 889. Kindly book early to this event, and show your support by attending / promoting this event.

CRAG web-links: www.crag.org.uk/90thcom/90anniv8.html, www.crag.org.uk/pdfs/LSOStLukesPoster1.pdf

Reminder: EAFJD (BRUSSELS) APPEAL to EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS ...

The Brussels-based European Armenian Federation issued recently an APPEALto pan-European institutions (that CRAG reproduced in full on 27 April 2005).

The Appeal concluded: "We therefore request that you join hundreds of other associations, organisations and institutions in signing the attached European Call."

This call becomes more pertinent as the Belgian Senate discusses the bill on genocide denial, and as many developments take place in Europe in relation to the Armenian Genocide.

Therefore, for institutions and organisations in the United Kingdom, kindly log on and consider signing the said CALL [online or manually] since it would take few moments of your institutional time but prove effective in future terms.

Log on - The Appeal is available on www.eafjd.org

If you cannot sign this call online, kindly download and print it out, sign it and then send it to us by fax to the following number +322 732 70 27 or by mail at: EUROPEAN ARMENIAN FEDERATION, Avenue de la Renaissance 10, B-1000 Brussels, BELGIUM

LOG ON the FOLLOWING WEBLINKS

Log on www.crag.org.uk to get the latest updates and highlights of commemorative events in England, Wales & Scotland. The Webmaster just updated the site last weekend - with thanks as always.

You can read so many items, let alone check details of forthcoming events, including the Concert on 14 May 2005, as well as download and sign the Petition of the 90th Anniversary Committee.

From German calls for reconciliation, to Turkish reactions to Switzerland, to pan-European and UK-based developments, read all the articles on ANN/GROONG that provide a daily coverage of all issues. Log on: www.groong.usc.edu/news

For Italian readers, read an article on the Armenian Genocide in the leading Italian Corriere della Sera newspaper of 18 April 2005. Entitled 'Armeni, da novant'anni l'Europa li dimentica', it focuses on the genocide and concludes with a punchy analogy.

Log on: http://web.radicalparty.org/pressreview/print_right.php?func=detail&par=12962

For all UK-based community news, you can also log on the ACCC website at www.accc.org.uk

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