Asbarez writes that the ongoing critical situation in Syria has placed the subsistence of Syrian Armenian population in jeopardy. “As they struggle to live through a very difficult situation, life for us Americans and particularly those living in Southern California seems to continue as before. Let us unite and help as one heart and one soul”.
As reported, the Syrian Armenian Relief Fund, in association with Artists for Kids, has organized a charity concert to be held on November 11, 2012, at 7 pm, at the Pasadena Civic. Armenian artists are coming together to do their part to raise awareness for the needs of the Syrian Armenians; Southern Californians can make their way to Pasadena and show their support for the Syrian Armenians.
Serj Tankian and his father Khatchadour Tankian will be performing, along with Ruben Hakhverdyan, Arto Tunchboyachiyan, Lilit Pipoyan (from Armenia), Armen Movsisyan, Vicken Tarpinyan (from France), Sebu Simonian, Element and Viza bands, The Dirty Diamond, Hi-Am Quartet, and others. The variety of musical styles will satisfy all who appreciate music as a means to reach and touch hearts, which care about the well being of other human beings.
The South Bay community will hold a breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, November 4, 2012, at 10:30 am, at the Armenian Center.
The San Francisco community will hold a fundraiser on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 5 pm, at the Khachaturian Armenian Community Center, Saroyan Hall.