Jurmala will lose €17 million due to New wave transfer in Sochi

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JURMALA. KAZINFORM - The budget of the city of Jurmala will lose 17 million euros as a result of transfer music contest "New wave" in Sochi. About the Agency RIA Novosti said a member of the Presidium of the Saeima of Latvia Andrey Klementyev.

"Jurmala will lose 17 million euros, which makes holding this event, and advertising this contest did our resort town. This is a serious loss, and I hope that the lessons here, in Latvia, will be extracted. It is important to follow the competition from Jurmala has not left such Russian festivals as "wailing KIVINEN", "yurmalina" and Comedy Club," said Klementyev. Previously 12 January the Governor of Krasnodar region Alexander Tkachev said that the competition moved to Sochi. The main contenders for the conduct of the "New wave", in addition to Sochi, were Kaliningrad and Yalta. The organizers of the event could not make a choice, but eventually stopped at the Olympic capital. "I want to share my joy with you. We won the right to accept the "New wave". And I think that it's not just our small victories. This is what we will attract huge number of tourists, filling of, create new jobs," said Tkachev, speaking at the event dedicated to the Day of public Prosecutor, according to NewsTwenty4Seven . In July 2014 the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Latvia stated that the conduct in Jurmala festival "New wave" was inappropriate. According to the authorities, the participants ' aggressive supported the annexation of the Crimea and were critical about the politics of Kiev. So, Iosif Kobzon, Oleg Gazmanov and Valeria fell in the black list of the Ministry. They were denied entry into the country. In the list besides them entered Ivan Okhlobystin and Mikhail Porechenkov. "New wave" was organized by Igor Krutoy and Raimonds Pauls in 2002 and was held in Jurmala annually.

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