Rwanda Genocide Commemoration

Rwanda Genocide Commemoration
Date and time
All day, April 07, 2017
Description

In Rwanda, the genocide of Tutsis is remembered each year on April 7th, all peoples go to memorial sites for mourning and remembering the victims. The Genocide of Tutsis is internationally recognized and is remembered in some other countries.

Recognizing the Holiday/Festival: From the 7th to the 14th of April each year, a week is taken as a time of mourning, in all governmental and private services, the work is scheduled only in the morning while in the afternoon people go in conferences for listening to testimonial of survivors, talking about events and how to rebuild reconciliation. At the end of the week they go back again to the memorial sites to terminate the week of remembering by putting flowers on tombs.

Event sponsor
Admission
Free
Open to public, current students, faculty, staff
Location
TBA