Latvia launched its “New wave” with the orchestra and Vaikule


The evening of Alla Pugacheva at the “New wave” in Jurmala, 2014 godfat: RIA Novosti

In Latvia Jurmala music festival began “lime. Rendezvous. Jurmala — 2018”, which is to replace the Russian “New wave” moved to Sochi after political scandal. It is reported by the local branch of Sputnik.

New contest is also international. His main ideologist, singer Laima Vaikule. The festival was attended by 186 artists from Latvia, Russia, CIS countries and others. Among the invited guests — Philip Kirkorov, Andrey Makarevich, Vera Brezhneva, Filipp Kirkorov, Verka Serduchka, Ani Lorak, Semyon Slepakov, Nino Katamadze, Lolita, Tamara Gverdtsiteli.

As notes the edition, the contestants perform to the accompaniment of a classical orchestra.

The festival “New wave” was held in Jurmala since 2002 to 2014, and then moved to Sochi, as the Latvian authorities have denied entry into the country to Joseph Kobzon, Oleg Gazmanov and Valerie because of the fact that they expressed support for Russian foreign policy in the question of supplies of Crimea. The artistic Director of the competition Igor Krutoy decided to move the music site in Russia.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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