The state Duma Committee launches a competition for rappers

The state Duma Committee launches a competition for rappers

MOSCOW, 13 Dec — RIA Novosti. The state Duma Committee on physical culture, sport, tourism and youth Affairs is launching a competition for rap artists that need to objectively talk about any settlement of the country, said the Chairman of the Committee Mikhail Degtyarev.


“We are launching the competition. Called “Infinite REP”. Under the auspices of our Committee. A contest for the best rap work on the theme of tourism in Russia”, — said Degtyarev at a press conference devoted to results of work for the 2018 and plans to open in 2019.

The main criterion, according to him, — the desire of the audience after watching the movie to arrive in a particular town — “town, district, region or a village”:

But most importantly, we need to understand — not just a contest of poems about his beloved city, where everything is fine. We do everything honestly. It’s not children’s songs. We want to give the opportunity to speak openly and to show the possibilities and disadvantages of a particular locality. If, for example, bad road prevents access to cultural heritage tourists, this means that the clip will be.

He emphasized that rap is protest music. “The chairmen of the jury — I and the project’s artistic Director, is known to our friend from YouTube Yuri Degtyarev, the namesake. That is, we “degtyarevsky” I want to hold this contest,” — said the Deputy.

He was invited to participate in the contest all the aspiring rappers to 30 years. In his words, in January will begin collecting work, the results will be announced in the spring. The winners will present their videos in the state Duma and will receive the permit in the cities of Russia.