Rock musicians' visit to Administration
Belarusian rock musicians met with Presidential Administration's deputy head on ideology Aleh Pralyaskouski.
Topic: Rock musicians' visit to Administration
17:38 Mikalay Khalezin: “Counterculture leaders should formulate common demands to the authorities” 8
In connection with the meeting of Belarusian rock-musicians with the deputy head of the Presidential Administration on ideology Aleh Pralyaskouski, the head of the Free Theatre Mikalay Khalezin announced a new initiative during recording a program “Prague Accent” at radio Svaboda. Mikalay Khalezin told about the initiative to the Charter’97 press-center:
18:02 Belarusian rock musician promised not to perform at oppositional actions 226
Groups Krama, N.R.M., Palats and Neuro Dubel had an appointment with deputy head of the presidential administration on ideology Aleg Pralyaskouski. He promised that the Belarusian rock musicians would be lifted an unofficial ban on concert organisation. In response he asked not to play at opposition actions.
14:41 Neuro Dubel vocalist: “We haven’t sold ourselves to anyone” 15
“We haven’t sold ourselves to anyone, and a price hasn’t been set for us,” the soloist of Neurio Dubel Alyaksandr Kulinkovcih told to BelaPAN agency, commenting on the results of the meeting of a group of well-known Belarusian musicians with the head of ideology department of the Presidential Administration Aleh Praleskouski which took place on November 21.
13:36 Zmiter Vaitsyushkevich: «I see no connections between love of audience and show on BT»
“I prefer making music. I am upset with the situation, when Belarusians are divided into the left and the right. I think, we can expect a catch from the authorities,” famous Belarusian musician Zmiter Vaitsyushkevich commented to the Charter’97 press center the meeting between the Belarusian rock musicians and deputy head of presidential administration on ideology Aleg Pralyaskouski and their refusal to perform at the oppositional actions.
10:25 Kasya Kamotskaya: “It’s a dialogue of a cat and a mouse” 3
What is the attitude of other musicians who are not favoured by the regime either towards the visit of “mistreated” rock-musicians to the deputy head of the Presidential Administration Aleh Pralyaskouski?
21:13 Mikalay Khalezin: “Musicians’ Actions are Immoral” 33
“Frankly speaking, I couldn’t believe this news at first. To take part in negotiations with the regime right after a concert was banned is immoral,” told in an interview to the Charter’97 press-center the head of the Free Theatre Mikalay Khalezin, commenting on the yesterday’s meeting of Belarusian rock musicians with the deputy head of Lukashenka’s administration, and their refusal to play at opposition rallies in exchange for the state support.