venture capitalist and the Virgin Group-founder Richard Branson to arrange a stödkonsert at the Venezuelan border on Thursday night. The French artist Manu Chao, the mexican band Mana and Spanish musician Alejandro Sanz are among the artists who will be performing.
Richard Bransons goal is that through the broadcasts on the network to collect 100 million dollars to the distressed people and to pressure the president to open its borders for humanitarian aid.
the Concert will take place in the border city of Cúcuta, which has become a haven for many venezuelans. Where the ports also the aid of food and medicines that currently do not reach into the country on the basis of the current blockade.
has provoked the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro. Now mededelar Maduro that he will arrange a ”tremendous” motkonsert on the border to Colombia, writes Bloomberg. The concert will be held this weekend at the Simon Bolivar bridge that connects the two countries. The venezuelan state to provide medical care and giving away of 20,000 food parcels through its own utility.
"We have accepted a proposal from many venezuelan artists that have requested a cultural event, a massive concert for peace," said the Venezuelan minister of information Jorge Rodriguez in the state-owned television, according to Bloomberg.