Prigogine appreciated the refusal of the Russian artists to perform in Belarus
Producer Joseph Prigogine suggested that Russian actors refused to participate in concerts in Belarus before the presidential election, because I don't want to participate in the "election campaign any of the candidates," he and his wife Valerie also refused to travel.
Earlier, the Russian singer Leonid Agutin and other artists reported that they did not arrive at scheduled for August 8 concert in Belarus. The presidential elections scheduled for 9 August.
He added that in connection with the cancellation of many concerts, the artists are now "hungry for performances," however, refusal to participate in the festive concert, he believes the right decision.
According to Prigogine, he was with Valerie, too, received an invitation on August 6. "But, you see, in the midst of all this, especially with these flights, aircraft, flights. Still, the coronavirus has not receded, we are in the quarantine area... And one of the reasons, which is also holding us back, is quarantined including because hundreds of thousands of people come to these events," concluded the producer.
A number of concerts are planned on 8 August in several cities of Belarus with participation of stars of the local and foreign music, including from Russia and Ukraine. However, a few days before the event, many artists refused to perform. Among them are Leonid Agutin, Filipp Kirkorov, Stas Peha, Yulianna Karaulova, Tina, group, "car-man", "Paint", Rasa, American band Boney M, and rappers from USA Tyga and Saint Jhn.