China banned Kraftwerk Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China has denied participating in the German group Kraftwerk visa required for legal mp3 action in that country. The reason was stated in the electronics part concert for Tibet, which was held in Washington in 1998. The group has not played at the event because of the weather. It is reported by Agence France-Presse.
In China, Kraftwerk had come at the invitation of the local label Modern Sky, the organizer of the annual festival Strawberry, legal mp3 which in 2013 will be held in Beijing Haidian Park from April 29 to May 1. The event will be headlined by British band Travis.
According to the State organ of the Republic Global Times, Kraftwerk performance will not take place for some common "political reasons." The Chinese government has repeatedly forbade concerts by artists in support of legal mp3 music Tibet. In 2009, two Chinese canceled the band Oasis because of their participation in the Gala Free Tibet 1997. Bjork tour in China also became impossible after 2008 she shouted "Tibet! Tibet "at his concert in Shanghai.