On 18 July 2012 special bas-relief of the International Contest of Young Pop Singers “New Wave” was created in Jurmala.
Ambassador of Ukraine to Latvia Anatoliy Oliynyk and Maria Yaremchuk, who will represent Ukraine at the Contest, sculptured Ukrainian trident on the bas-relief.
Ambassador addressed the contestants with a greeting speech and wished success to participant from Ukraine. Anatoliy Oliynyk also gave interviews to local and foreign TV channels covering the Contest: “From year to year the performance skills of the "New Wave" participants are growing. But I am convinced that M.Yaremchuk will worthily represent the singing potential of Ukraine, and I hope that our contestant will win”, - the Ambassador said.
Local printed and electronic media covered the event.