Now the Russian ambassador is making fun of the fact that, according to the parties, this is all “in the interests of the audience” who could not be clear on their own what sins they would fall into while they were at the famous dance festival we would be delighted at the Christmas tree “. Nechayev is also amused that instead of the “nutcracker”, “Don Quixote” is to be given, which had previously been checked for its “defamation potential”. Hopefully then the windmills will not be offended.
“Who’s next to be expelled?”
“The case clearly shows the degree of distortion of common sense that people can achieve if one wants to meet the expectations of the ‘advancing’ part of humanity,” said the diplomat. He suspects that such processes are intended to divert attention from the “coming to terms with the colonial crimes”: “
Nechayev, who has been the Russian ambassador to Germany since January 2018 and began his career in 1977 as an employee of the Soviet representation in the GDR, considers it “reassuring” that the “cancel culture” does not correspond to the “majority mood” of the German population and Asks: “Is this purge fight not going too far? Who is next to be expelled from the cultural scene? Should the special festival be banned after the ban on the ‘Nutcracker’?”
The Berlin State Ballet brought out the now controversial production in 2013. The Russian choreographers Vasily Medvedev and Yuri Burlaka decided to reconstruct the world premiere of Marius Petipa from 1892. According to the BZ, the production is said to have cost 1.5 million euros.