ANC-PN To Highlight Armenian American Issues at Viza Concert

LOS ANGELES–On Saturday, June 19, 2010 the Armenian National Committee-Professional Network (ANC-PN) will team up with the music rock band “VIZA” to educate and activate concert-goers about current efforts to end U.S. complicity in Turkey’s denial of the Armenian Genocide.  The concert will take place at the Key Club, located on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood and the show begins at 8:00pm.

Long time activist and former Executive Director of The Armenian National Committee-Western Region, Andrew Kzirian plays the oud (traditional Armenian instrument) for VIZA and has been instrumental in bringing civic engagement into the band’s mission.

“What better way to work with the community than to blend music and awareness through music,” notes Kzirian.

ANC-PN Board Member Vicken Chitilian will be working the ANC booth just inside the Key Club entrance.  The ANC-PN is urging the community to stop by, sign up on the email list, sign the petitions, and to find out more information about the ANC.

“By reaching out to concert-goers at the VIZA show this Saturday night, we are bringing political awareness and community involvement to the Sunset Strip.  The strong response we expect to see at the show will exemplify that Armenian Genocide recognition is something that all Americans care about and is not just an Armenian issue.” says Chitilian.

To sign up on their email list, or for more information on the ANC-PN, visit  Details, sample music and concert calendar for VIZA available at


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