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Singer Laima Vaikule told about the reasons of the conflict with the Russian producer Igor Krutoy. She spoke about it in an interview with YouTube channel “And talk?” with Irina Shikhman.
According to her, the relationship with a Cool soured after she created the festival “lime Rendezvous” in Jurmala. The artist noted that the Steep considers her a traitor, and is angry with her, however, this position is unfair.
The scientist stressed that the proposal to organize a new festival is moved to Sochi “New wave”, she was offered the city authorities. “They support me, both financially and morally, and in every one. Of course, I am a patriot of Jurmala, how can I not do it,” explained the singer.
In July 2018, it became known about the launch of a new international competition in Jurmala. Its main ideologist was the Lyme Vajkule. Among the invited guests was Philip Kirkorov, Andrey Makarevich, Vera Brezhneva, Filipp Kirkorov, Verka Serduchka, Ani Lorak, Semyon Slepakov, Nino Katamadze, Lolita and Tamara Gverdtsiteli.
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.
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