Dozens of prominent people from the world of culture to the organisation of the Eurovision song contest in Israel said. As grounds for the boycott are violations of human rights by Israel against the Palestinians called.
To the signatories of the letter, on the website of the British newspaper The Guardian appeared, include Roger Waters, co-founder of the group Pink Floyd, the film directors Ken Loach, Aki Kaurismäki and Mike Leigh, actress Julie Christie and musician Brian Eno. Also the Belgian artists, including singer Helmut Lotti, are on the list of names under the letter.
The Israeli singer Netta won in may’s Eurovision song contest in Portugal with her song “Toy”. As a result, the competition in may 2019 in Israel. In the letter, the European broadcasting union, EBU (European Broadcasting Union) called the event in a different country to take place.
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