Article published on www.svaboda.org 23.07.2012
Written by Igor Kornei
Link to the original article here
Translation by Sonya Luzina. English revision by Lillian Llewellyn
Alexander Rybak with his parents
July 22 marked one year since the terrorist attack in the capital of Norway, Oslo, and on the coastal island of Utøya by the citizen of this country Anders Breivik. The victims of a double attack are 77 people – mostly young people who participated in the activities of the Norwegian Labour Party. How did this emergency incident affect on the residents of this northern country, which was considered as almost a model of calm and tolerant attitude towards the representatives of different nations and faiths?
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Alexander performed a memorial concert for the victims of the Oslo & Utøya terrorist attacks on 22.7.2011, along with various other volunteering artists. The concert was performed in a church in Namsos on 4.8.2011.
All parts with Alexander have been recorded and gathered by Sonya Luzina. Technical improvement of the video by Yannis Papadopoulos.
On the evening of Monday, 25.7.2011, Alexander played “Bergrosa” by Sven Nyhus at the flower ceremony, which took place at the City Hall Square of Oslo, in the memory of the victims of the terrorist attacks in Oslo and Utøya, 3 days before. The crown prince and the prime minister delivered speeches at this event. The assembled crowd of people mourning for the victims had reportedly reached 200.000.
Source found Marianne Saietz. Recording: Yannis P.
From the Youtube channel assie84. Found by Vigdis Ar.
“Til dere som ber i kveld,
be for fred, ikke hevn”
“Все, кто молится сегодня вечером.
Пожалуйста, молитесь за мир, а не месть”
Continue reading Oslo — Utøya. 22 July 2011