Roger Waters’ letter to Ukraine’s first lady cancels concert

Roger Waters (79), co-founder of British rock band Pink Floyd, canceled his planned concerts in Poland. The justification is the famous musician’s perspective on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24. Waters wrote in an open letter to Ukraine’s first lady, Olena Zelenski, earlier this month. ‘for dragging ultra-nationalists into this terrible war in Ukraine’ had accused. He criticized Western countries, including the USA, for providing weapons support to Ukraine, and stated that NATO provoked Russia. Waters on the Ukraine war ‘posture’the Polish public reacted.

Tauron Arena in Krakow announced that the concerts Waters planned to give on April 21 and 22, 2023 have been removed from the program. Lukasz Pytko, who was in charge of the arena, ”Roger Waters’ manager said he decided to cancel concerts without specifying why” said.

of Waters ‘This Is Not a Drill’ Krakow concerts were also removed from the tour’s website.

According to reports in the Polish media, members of the Krakow city council will meet Waters next week. ‘persona non grata’ (persona non grata) will vote to declare. And, Waters canceled the concerts due to the backlash in Poland.