The youth climbed up on lampposts during a speech grandmother in Omsk

Hawks at the concert of Nadezhda Babkina

Singer Nadezhda Babkina and ensemble “Russian song” made in Omsk on the Day of the city. On the square in front of the stage was a huge crowd, some young men climbed lampposts to get a better view of what is happening. On Sunday, August 6, according to local portal

Reporter noted that the performer was delayed by 40 minutes, causing the townspeople chorus began to shout: “Babkin! Babkin!”. When the singer came on stage, the crowd greeted her with applause. The journalist added that among those who came to the city square, there were many young people, but the majority of the audience is still made up of older people.

The public “Omsk VK” Vkontakte conducted a survey, “Hawks, and you still went to the speech Babkin?”. Fifteen hundred people (67 per cent) said that fundamentally refused from attending a concert. 15 percent of the participants admitted that they did not go on holiday. Only four percent of respondents said that they liked the performance.

Invitation to grandmother on the day of the city has caused resentment among residents. The Deputy of regional legislative Assembly Vyacheslav Struchaev sent a letter to the mayor Vyacheslav Dvorakovsky, demanding to cancel the concert. In his opinion, the performance of 67-year-old grandmother can instill in residents the idea that other Russian cities — more modern. “Such a seemingly meaningless decision like concerts of unpopular groups, not interest in young people, do not add optimism”, — he wrote.

Informal survey focuses on what the actor has to act on the city Day was organized in the “Typical Omsk” in “Vkontakte” on June 23. It was attended by nearly nine thousand people. Those wishing are asked to choose one of the 10 performers, the most votes scored “Leningrad” (2.8 thousand), singer Yegor Krid (1.7 thousand) and the group “25/17” (1.3 thousand).

After that, the leader of the “Leningrad” Sergey Shnurov has promised to give a concert in Omsk.