By Atiya Riffat
Dismissing the romours with respect to Shakira’s show in Tel Aviv, her tour promoter says that superstar pop singer was not planned to perform in Israel this summer.
Supporters, who need her not to play show in Israel in face of worldwide outcry, celebrated the declaration that Shakira won’t perform in Israel this summer.
“The media has incorrectly reported that Shakira will be performing in Tel Aviv this summer,” the promoters tweeted. “While no dates this summer will work, Shakira and Live Nation hope to bring a show to her fans in Israel in the future.”
Prior this month a few media outlets announced that the pop superstar Shakira would perform in Tel Aviv on July 9.
Meanwhile, it was likewise reported that the various Grammy award victor, who has penned hits, for example, “Hips Don’t Lie” and “Waka Waka” put off her show because of the circumstance on the Gaza border.
Shakira had declared recently that she would perform in Lebanon on July 13 at the Cedar International Festival as a major aspect of her El Dorado World Tour. Held in the mountain town of Bsharri.
Supporters of the BDS boycott of Israel took to online networking to praise the news Shakira would not perform in Israel.
“We welcome news that Shakira will not be performing in Tel Aviv, dashing Israel’s hopes to use her name to art-wash its latest massacre in Gaza,” the group posted. “Artists, especially UN Goodwill Ambassadors, have a moral duty not to be complicit in covering up human rights violations & apartheid.”
Shakira has never performed in Israel, yet took part in president Shimon Peres’ 2011 presidential meeting.