The decision to cancel in Kyiv concert of world famous film Director and musician Emir Kusturica approved by several authorities is legitimate, said Deputy Minister of culture of Ukraine Rostislav Karandeyev.
first it was announced that the Concert featuring the band, which was scheduled for July 28 in Kiev, canceled. The concert was timed to coincide with the Millennium since the death of Prince Vladimir.
"The decision to cancel the concert by Emir Kusturica in Kiev has passed a number of instances and is legitimate from a legal point of view," said the Karandeyev during an interview with " Radio Liberty ", his words are quoted by the press service of the Ministry of culture of Ukraine.
"We As a body responsible for cultural policy of the country, can draw conclusions about the extent to which the actions of some other person present danger to the Ukrainian environment, safety of Residents, and generally for state security," he said.
according to him, the Ministry has analyzed the invited participants of the event, announced the repertoire and the behavior of artists in recent times, has come to the conclusion that the organizers and some guest artists " to Express a position that is unacceptable to the majority of Ukrainians ". In addition, he said, many Residents, public organizations and religious faiths spoke to the office a petition to have an impact and to prevent a concert by Emir Kusturica.
As commented by the Ministry, according to the law, shall be drawn up and legally promulgated the list of persons who are a danger to state security. Any Ministry can sign up to the SBU with the application to test the activity of one or another identity. Then by court order and only after verification of the internal organs to this person to have the opportunity to apply restrictive actions.