Kazan can take the festival " New wave ", said the Mayor Metshin
Irina Turnitin. Kazan has a good chance to take music festival " New wave ", as evidenced by the strong support of the public, said the Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin.
the contest of young singers " New wave " with participation of stars of the Russian and foreign music since 2002 held in Latvia Jurmala every year in July. This year, yesterday the opening contest of the Latvian foreign Ministry has included in the black list of " banned " in the country of singers Joseph Kobzon, Oleg Gazmanov and singer Valery in connection with their statements about the events in Ukraine and position on the annexation of Crimea to Ukraine.
The leadership contest, and among them Igor Krutoy, before the end of the current year will conclude about the new venue of the competition: among the candidates considered Crimea, Sochi, Baku, Kaliningrad and Kazan. Elected representatives of the Kazan city Duma last week unanimously supported the initiative of one of his colleagues to postpone the competition in Kazan. The mayor of the city Ilsur Metshin on behalf of the deputies was sent an official letter with the corresponding proposal to the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky and President of the contest " New wave " of Igor Krutoy.
held in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan football match FC Rubin Kazan - Dynamo Kazan fans held a special flashmob, stretching on the podium a large banner with the inscription " Kazan for the " New wave ". The idea of holding the festival in Kazan also received broad public support in social networks, caused a great resonance in the media.
" The strong wave of support that went in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan and outside its borders for the conduct of the festival " New wave " in Kazan, tells us about what the chances are very good. We will do everything in their power to support the initiative of our deputies ", - noticed the Metshin.
according to him, a " New wave " for Kazan will be an honor." But We set ourselves the greater task is to make the wider geography of the competition, the audience and the audience members, " said the Metshin.