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Lana Del Rey cancels Israel show

By | Published on Tuesday 4 September 2018

Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey has announced that she will not now perform at the Meteor Festival in Israel this month. She said that she had made the decision because it had not been possible to schedule a show in Palestine.

In a statement posted on Twitter, she wrote: “It’s important for me to perform in both Palestine and Israel and treat all my fans equally. Unfortunately it hasn’t been possible to line up both visits with such short notice and therefore I’m postponing my performance at the Meteor Festival until a time when I can schedule visits for both my Israeli and Palestinian fans, as well as hopefully other countries in the region”.

Del Rey addressed criticism of her decision to play the Israeli festival last month, saying that it was “not a political statement or a commitment to the politics” of the country. She later said that she would visit Palestine at the same time as playing Israel.



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