Hrodna: Authorities Try to Disrupt Live Performance of Belarusian Bard Shalkevich
In Hrodna the campaign Independence-2008 was started with the live performance of a Minsk band Rekha and bard Shalkevich. The event was timed to 170th birthday of the national leader Kastus Kalinouski.
The concert started with delay. A team consisting of a member of the ideological department, firemen and policemen arrived there. Though it was quite hard, the organizer of the event Pavel Mazheika managed to make them let the concert.