The Tallinn city government decided at its session on Wednesday to allocate 60,000 euros to the city's entrepreneurship board , in order to support the direct broadcast of the concert of Robbie Williams in Tallinn that should reach many movie theatres around the world, Postimees Online reports, informed LETA.
Tallinn's deputy mayor Arvo Sarapuu said that the live broadcasting of the concert has wide international coverage and brings Tallinn positive recognition. He said that the whole project is of symbolic importance for Tallinn and helps to introduce Tallinn as an attractive travel destination among music lovers across the world.
Director of the concert film "Robbie Williams: Live in Tallinn", music promoter Peeter Rebane said that the grand concert of Robbie Williams that will take place at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds on August 20 should be shown live in more than 700 cinemas across the world. "Thanks to the city's support, the scope of this big international project will expand further," said Rebane, adding that the plan is to show the live broadcast in cinemas of 28 European states and its recorded version in 16 more states cinemas.