Turkish Fenerbahce FC gives up singing Armenian song `Zartnir, lao’

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June 10 2011

Turkish Fenerbahce FC gives up singing Armenian song `Zartnir, lao’

June 10, 2011 | 11:10

Supporters of Turkish football club Fenerbahce will no longer sing the
anthem to the music of the Armenian song `Zartnir, lao’ (Wake up, hero).

Fenerbahce fans found out that the music of the song is taken from the
song `Zartnir, lao,’ which contains anti-Turkish wordings, Sabah
newspaper reports.

The author of the anthem Hakan Yavuz said that they did not know that
it was an Armenian music. `Henceforth, we will not sing this song,’
Yavuz noted.

Youth wing of web site broadcasted via YouTube a song, the melody of
which coincides with Armenian song Zartnir, lao (Wake up, hero).

Listen to song at

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