Victoria Bourghol, also an alumna, is the art teacher for kids in 1st through 3rd grade of the Kirikian Armenian School. She is teaching them about the Armenian Genocide through various art projects this month. The children learned about the symbolism of the Forget-Me-Not-Flower while painting their very own last week.
In the basis of the etymology of the word forget-me-not lies the same meaning in different languages, i.e. “Remember!”, which is the main message of the Armenian Genocide Centennial. Besides, the flower was considered a symbol of God’s presence in the Middle Ages. The forget-me-not has five petals, each of which symbolizes the five continents, […]