Raimonds Pauls supported the care of the " New wave " of Jurmala
Latvian composer Raimonds Pauls supported the care of Jurmala international contest of young singers of popular music " New Wave ".
" I support the care of the contest " New Wave ", although some time ago I was one of its organizers. I am sure that the ban on the entry of artists in Latvia played a role in the decision to migrate contest " - quoted by TASS." Look, let him do in another place. The future will show who is right ", - noted he. Remember, because of the move to competition from Jurmala, may be severely affected the hotel business in the city. The leadership contest of young singers " New Wave ", since 2002 every year held in Jurmala, before the end of the current year will conclude about his new venue. Among the cities of the contenders for the competition are considered Crimea, Sochi, Baku, Kaliningrad and Kazan. At the end of July the decision of the Minister of foreign Affairs of Latvia of Edgars Rink?vi?s three Russian cultural Oleg Gazmanov, Joseph Kobzon and Valeria were made the black list in connection with the situation in Ukraine. In Latvia, Russian pop stars were obliged to participate in the international contest of young singers of popular music " New Wave ". Later Rinkevich said that Russian actor Ivan Okhlobystin in Latvia made in the list of banned persons Later persona non grata in the country was declared Artist Mikhail Porechenkov.