Artists’ illustration of how the sculpture will look when placed in Kultorvet. Photo: Invivia/Folkedrab100
Plans to install a sculpture commemorating the Armenian Genocide in one of Copenhagen’s busiest squares have Turkish officials up in arms.
A sculpture that will be placed in the heart of Copenhagen in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide threatens to further derail the already-strained relations between Denmark and Turkey.
The nine-metre high sculpture, entitled ‘The Draem’ (Danish Remembrance Armenian Empathy Messenger), is to be placed in the square Kultorvet for ten days in May to mark 100 years since upwards of 1.5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman regime.
The plans have elicited a protest from the Turkish Embassy in Copenhagen…