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Translation by Marianne Saietz.
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OSLO (VG Nett): Alexander Rybak, Didrik Solli-Tangen and the pop- group A1, are among the artists, who at short notice volunteers, to show support for those affected by the flood disaster.
” – Now it is important to help those, who need it most, and I am very happy that these enthusiastic artists have agreed to participate,” says Aamir J. Sheikh to VG Nett.
He is a Conservative politician, leader of the Norwegian-Pakistani 14.augustkommitteen, and initiator of the benefit-concert for flood -victims in Pakistan. Now they have got, among others, Alexander Rybak and Didrik Solli-Tangen on the team.
” – I get affected, of what has happened. And when I can contribute, in such a simple way as this, I don´t need to know everything about what has happened. The most important, is to contribute, “says Rybak to VG Nett.
His buddy, Solli-Tangen, agrees: ” – This is such a little cost for us, but it can mean a lot to what, can be done. So it is a great way to support the flood- victims,” says this year’s Norwegian Eurovision-participant.
Give candy-money It is still not certain, what the two artists will participate with, at the concert, but Rybak says he wants to do something classic. Solli-Tangen emphasizes that there is no intentions of making a sad concert, even if the message is, to help people who are in need. ” – This should be a concert, that will make people happy,” he says.
Now they both hope, that the Norwegian people will take interest in the flood disaster and contribute, as they can.
“- You do not need, to give much. Come to the concert and give, what you would have spent on candy on a saturday, anyway “, says Solli-Tangen.
” – The important thing is to care and to help, ” says Rybak.
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