The first concert of series entitled “Never Again” dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide of 1915 was held in Gibson Hall, Los Angeles (California), on November 1. The regular concerts with participation of international stars will run until 2015.
“We say “Never Again” so that what happened would never repeat,” says the singer Flora Martirosyan, one of the organizers of “Never Again” project.
“It is high time for the historical crime committed by Turkey to be condemned by humanity,” said the singer Alexia Vassiliou.
“This is proof that crimes against humanity are committed even today. Drawing attention to the Armenian Genocide we seek to touch the conscience of humanity,” said singer Erik Benet.
“The role of the song is great on this occasion, we can make a lot,” said Michael Stone.
Legendary singer Stevie Wonder, the star of the evening added that he came to give peace.
“I came here as an Ambassador of Peace, I do not represent any nation. I am the individual Stevie Wonder. In my life I fought for peace between men in the name of love,” he said.
Stevie Wonder closed the show in Los Angeles, accompanied by young musicians.