'FOR YOU, ARMENIA': OPEN-AIR CONCERT IN BUENOS AIRES MARKS ARMENIAN GENOCIDE CENTENNIAL

10:42 * 30.03.15

An open-air concert "For you, Armenia" dedicated to the Armenian
Genocide centennial took place in Buenos Aires.

Maestro Santiago Chotsourian directed the concert, which was attended
by thousands of citizens.

"This is one more means of protest and demand for remembering the
past," says Karlos Manougian, PR Executive, Armenian Center in
Argentina.

According to Mr Manougian, Argentine has a 120,000-strong Armenian
community. The Armenians remember their fathers who fell victim to
the crime against humanity.

The national youth choir directed by Nestor Zadoffy participated in
the concert.

Among the performers were Alla Avetisyan (soprano), Marcelo Kevorkian
(tenor), Emanuel Groh (tenor), Lourdes Flugel (soprano) and Gagyc
Gasparian (duduk).

They performed compositions by Alan Hovhannes, Arno Babajanyan, Aram
Khachatryan, Alberto Ginastera, Astor Piazzolla, Alberto Spinetta
Charles Aznavour, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Giuseppe Verdi.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJY2oCLLK-w

http://www.tert.am/en/news/2015/03/30/ayres/1631630



From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress