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Sunday, November 22, 2009

Tarkan in St Petersburg and Moscow

By Adelind Osmanlı reporting from Munich, Germany

Under the organisation of EMRussia and EMConcerts, Tarkan performed in St Petersburg on 20 November and Moscow on 21 November, as part of his three day "Prince of the East" Russia Tour this month.

Video Footage of St Petersburg Show Hits YouTube

As with Tarkan's Yekaterinburg concert, video footage of Tarkan's second stop in the Russian cultural capital of city of St Petersburg, was quick to hit the pages of YouTube via his Russian fans.

Attributed to the video lens of Anna Moskovenko, concert footage has been released on YouTube by user Verem08 for public viewing.

Moscow Concert Headlines

Screencap of reportMeanwhile, initial reports of Tarkan's Moscow concert yesterday has made the Turkish press headlines today - with concert footage videos provided by Russian celebrity website Nightnewz.ru (see left pic).

Reputable news agency Anadolu Ajansı (AA) has reported on the show of "The Prince of East" - as Russians call him - reporting that nearly four thousand Russian fans joined in the songs of the Turkish pop icon in Moscow's Crocus City Hall, on the last stop of the star's Russian tour.


Live from Moscow, Tarkan sings his 2005 track "Bounce"
(21 November 2009 © Nightnewz.ru)

The AA described Tarkan as a World Music award winning pop singer, who was born in Germany and raised in Turkey, and has released several platinum-selling albums during his career, with an estimated 17 million albums sold.

In addition, media portal Haberturk has also reported on the final show held in the Russian capital, writing that Tarkan "rocked Moscow".


Live from Moscow, Tarkan sings his 2007 track "Arada Bir"
(21 November 2009 © Nightnewz.ru)

The report recounts that the crowd consisted mostly of Russian girls wearing Tarkan t-shirts and waving Turkish flags, noting that they wished to see Tarkan in Russia more often.

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