• Belarus: ‘Hidden Truths’ report appendix – song lyrics

    FREEMUSE REPORT APPENDIX ##PagePublishedLong## ‘Hidden Truths’ song lyrics English translation of the lyrics of the seven songs which are published as an online appendix to Freemuse’s report on music censorship in Belarus 1. De Shifer:  ‘Chas Priyshov’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 2. Partyzanskaja Shkola:  ‘Nie!’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 3. Kasia Kamotskaya:  ‘Maja Kraina’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 4. Krama:  ‘Homielski Vals’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 5. Chyrvonym pa Belamu:  ‘Nie Zadaju’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 6. Neuro Dubel:  ‘Belarus […]
  • Belarus: ‘Hidden Truths’ report appendix – audio and video

    FREEMUSE REPORT APPENDIX ##PagePublishedLong## ‘Hidden Truths’ songs Listen to examples of banned and blacklisted music from Belarus. The bands and most of the songs are mentioned in Freemuse’s report on music censorship in Belarus. For information about the artists, click on [info] or see below on this page. 1. De Shifer:  ‘Chas Priyshov’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 2. Partyzanskaja Shkola: […]
  • Belarus: Fear of ban of rock band’s album launch

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Belarus:Fear of ban of rock band’s album launch The popular Belarusian rock band Krama doubts if they will receive permission from authorities for the launch of their new album ‘Krama’, but the musicians are defiant to play. The concert is scheduled to take place on 30 May 2007 at the Night Star night […]
  • Belarus & Ukraine: Musicians and fans stopped on their way to festival

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Belarus & Ukraine:Musicians and fans stopped on their way to festivalOn 22 September 2007, the rock festival “The Right to Be Free” took place in Lutsk in Ukraine, very close to the Belarusian border. The arrangement went fine – until two busses with about 100 people from Minsk going to the festival were […]
  • Belarus: CD with blacklisted Belarusian rock music

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Belarus: CD with blacklisted Belarusian music From Germany comes the first album compilation published outside Belarus presenting Belarusian rock music: ‘Belarusian Red Book – Music of Belarus’. Most of the bands on the CD have been blacklisted or censored in their home country The production of the CD was initiated by Ingo Petz […]
  • Belarus election: Blacklisted bands play in Poland

    ARTICLES ##PagePublishedLong## Belarus election: Blacklisted bands play in Poland On 12 March, 2006, Warsawians experienced a four-hour concert with well-known Belarusian musicians whose creative works are banned in BelarusBy Maya Medich It is election week in Belarus and the streets are filled with campaign posters supporting the democratic opposition to president Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s rule. Not in Belarus, […]
  • Repression against musicians of Belarus

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Repression against musicians of BelarusOpen letter from Belarusian musicians concerning political pressure being placed on musicians who allegedly oppose President Aleksandr Lukashenko. “OPEN LETTER from Belarusian musicians We, musicians of Belarus, feel it necessary to express our concern about the pressure we have already been experiencing for almost two months since July 21, […]
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