25 July 2012, 04:57

New Wave 2012 starts in Jurmala

 New Wave 2012 starts in Jurmala

The 11th international contest of young popular music performers New Wave-2012 kicked off in the Latvian resort town of Jurmala on Tuesday. This year's event brings together 16 artists from 14 countries.

The event opened with a gala concert featuring Russian and foreign performers.

The festival, traditionally hosted by Dzintari concert hall, will run until July 29. On the first of the three days, participants perform an international hit, on the second – a hit from their own country, and on the third they present audiences and jury with a song written specifically for the contest.

TASS

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