• 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 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, […]
  • 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 […]
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