Many Armenian singers boycott “Eurovision 2012”
On February 23 many Armenian singers released a letter directed to the European broadcasting company and Armenian Public TV channel, which tells about the boycott of “Eurovision 2012” in
The message especially says:
“On January 23 Azerbaijani snipers killed Armenian solider Albert Adibekyan, at Tavush region, Chinari village. And this takes place in the case when the mediators of NK issue settlement call on the sides to remove the snipers from the contact line.
Armenian side has announced for many times that is ready to take this step. As we see
The authors of the announcement said that they refused to participate in the song contest. “We refuse to participate in a state, which is well-known for the Armenian massacres, in a state, where Armenaphobia is reached to the official level, and in a state which forbid any person with Armenian origin to enter.” The singers also reminded the tragedy of Gurgen Margaryan, an Armenian, who was killed by an Azerbaijani during an event organized by NATO in