TALLINN - The Tallinn city government decided at its session on Aug. 7 to allocate 60,000 euros to the city’s entrepreneurship board in order to support the direct broadcast of the Robbie Williams concert in Tallinn, which should reach many movie theaters around the world, reports Postimees Online.
Tallinn’s Deputy Mayor Arvo Sarapuu said that the live broadcast of the concert has wide international coverage and brings Tallinn positive recognition. He said that the whole project is of symbolic importance for Tallinn and helps to introduce Tallinn as an attractive travel destination among music lovers across the world.
The director of the concert film ‘Robbie Williams: Live in Tallinn,’ music promoter Peeter Rebane, said that the grand concert by superstar Williams that will take place at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds on Aug. 20 should be shown live in more than 700 cinemas across the world. “Thanks to the city’s support, the scope of this big international project will expand further,” said Rebane, adding that the plan is to show the live broadcast in cinemas in 28 European states, and its recorded version in cinemas in 16 additional countries.