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Venezuela is suffering. Not that long ago, it was the wealthiest country in South America. Now it is facing the worst humanitarian crisis in the Western Hemisphere. Over 3 million Venezuelans have been displaced in the region - a number that is growing every day.
There is no food; the health system is crumbling; and millions are feeling the impacts, many of them children and old people.
This international concert will bring global attention to this unacceptable and preventable crisis and raise funds for essential humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees.
This historic concert will take place on February 22nd in Cúcuta, Colombia, located on Venezuela's border. Featuring a fantastic line-up of international and regional artists, the concert will also be live-streamed to millions around the world.
The team that organizes Venezuela Aid Live - in collaboration with Richard Branson - has summoned the following artists to join the cause and be the musicians that change the history of Latin America
this coming February 22nd at a free concert that will take place at the Tienditas Bridge, with the aim of raising funds to enter the humanitarian aid into Venezuela.
In a video titled "Venezuela Needs Our Help," Venezuelan-American viral-video star Lele Pons
issued a plea on Friday, urging fans to contribute $100 million in aid in 60 days. As of Tuesday night, a total of 32 artists have been confirmed:
Alesso, Alejandro Sanz, Camilo Echeverry, Carlos
Vives, Cholo Valderrama, Chyno Miranda, Danny
Torres, Fonseca, Gusi, Jencarlos Canela, Jorge
Villamizar, José Luis Rodríguez El Puma, Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra, Lele Pons, Luis Fonsi, Maluma, Maná, Mau y Ricky, Miguel
Bosé, Nacho, Paulina Rubio, Reik, Reynaldo Armas, Reymar Perdomo, Ricardo Montaner, Rudy Mancuso, Santiago Cruz, Silvestre Dangond.