Bid to replace violin damaged in Venezuelan unrest strikes a chord online

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Venezuela has been consumed by weeks of near daily demonstrations.

One musician has become a regular fixture at opposition rallies, calmly playing the violin through the chaos.

But the instrument was broken at a recent protest, and now there’s a campaign underway to replace it.

CGTN’s Stephen Gibbs reports from Caracas.

Bid to replace violin damaged in Venezuelan unrest strikes a chord online

Bid to replace violin damaged in Venezuelan unrest strikes a chord online

A musician who played at opposition rallies in Venezuela says his violin was smashed during a recent protest. Now, there’s a social media campaign underway to replace it.