New Wave ban could be part of sanctions

  • 2014-03-19
  • From wire reports, JURMALA
The Latvian newspaper Diena reports that the international festival and competition of young singers of popular music Novoye volna (New Wave) could be under threat due to the EU's pending sanctions against Russia, although organizers at this time are not even considering the option of canceling, and/or the non-participation of contestants from Ukraine, reports LETA.Tickets are already on sale for the Jurmala event, and Mayor Gatis Truksnis told Diena that while he distances himself from foreign policy decisions, banning New Wave would be a "populist move." He underline...
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