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KVN and Jurmalina shows will not come to Dzintari this summer

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUKVN and Jurmalina shows have officially cancelled reservations in Dzintari concert hall for this summer. Nevertheless, organizers of these shows have asked to book Dzintari concert hall for next year.

Organizers of New Wave have yet to provide any official announcement regarding the cancellation of their booking of Dzintari concert hall, as reported by Jurmala City Council.

«It is sad that annual events that have been accepted as tradition in Jurmala will no longer be held there. But it does seem as the only solution for their organizers in a time when Russia is in a very complicated economic and political satiation. I believe it is clear for everyone that this is a matter of large politics. It is certain that Dzintari concert hall will not remain empty this summer – active and fabulous concert life continues in Jurmala. This year will bring a number of important international events to Jurmala,» – says Jurmala City Council Chairman Gatis Truksnis.

«Dzintari concert hall will soon complete its schedule for the year. I can say right now the programme of events will be rich and applicable to many different tastes. This year will be special also because we plan to complete the reconstruction of the small hall this spring, which will allow Dzintari concert hall during autumn and winter,» – as previously noted by Chairman of Dzintari Concert hall Guntars Ķirsis.

A number of high-level and international level events in culture, sport, business and politics will be held in Jurmala this year. Jurmala is the second largest location for events that will be held in Latvia as part of its presidency over the EU Council. This includes the annual Baltic Sea Forum.

Truksnis adds that Jurmala is very flexible and «always finds solutions in complicated situations».

Last year, both representatives of Jurmala City Council and organizers of Russian events like New Wave, KVN and Comedy Club had announced that these events would move outside of Latvia.

Governor of Krasnodar Oblast Aleksandr Tkachev has confirmed that New Wave has moved to Sochi, as reported by Kommersant.

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