Kusturica will give the only concert in the Crimea

© RIA Novosti / Ramil Setdisabledicon Emir Kusturica. Archival photoKusturica will give the only concert in the Crimea© RIA Novosti / Ramil Sitdikov

Serbian filmmaker and musician Emir Kusturica with his band the No Smoking Orchestra will perform on Wednesday with the only concert in the Crimea, according to organizers.

The concert will take place in the evening in Yalta film concern hall «Jubilee.» Kusturica previously said he is not afraid to come to Crimea because of the sanctions, because it is free to do as it sees fit.

«The concert will be held. Band the No Smoking Orchestra is already in the Crimea. Emir Kusturica will arrive in Crimea on the day of the concert. Viewers are in for an unforgettable musical holiday filled with Balkan motives,» said RIA Novosti the representative of the organizers of the concert.

Kusturica will present in the Crimea, a new programme in support of the album Corps Diplomatique. On stage, in addition to the new songs will sound well-known to the public hits.

Kusturica came to the concert in Crimea last year, then he advised the Crimeans not to pay attention to the opinions of Western countries, does not recognize the Peninsula as part of Russia. The musician said that in the Crimea held a referendum, where people said that they want to live with Russia. After that, the infamous Ukrainian site of the «Peacemaker» has made data on Director in its database.

Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for joining Russia. Crimean authorities held a referendum after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. Ukraine still considers Crimea its but temporarily occupied territory. The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to the Russian President, the question of Crimea «closed».