Kalush Orchestra Raises $ 900,000 for Ukraine War Effort by Auctioning Eurovision Trophy


Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra, in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, have reached $ 900,000 for their country’s army by auctioning their winners ‘trophy. The sale for The glass mic trophy was performed on Facebook on Sunday by Ukrainian TV speakers Serhiy Prytula and Igor Ogdalak. “You guys are amazing! We appreciate each and every one of you who donated to this auction and a special thanks to Team WhiteBIT who purchased the trophy for $ 900,000 and are now the rightful owners of our trophy. Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the Armed Forces of Ukraine” The Kalush Orchestra posted the video on Facebook on Monday. The raised money will be used to buy software for The unmanned aircraft UAV PD-2, which include three jets and a ground crew port, for the Ukrainian army, Prytula said at the sale, per Reuters. In February, Moscow infected Ukraine and the war has claimed thousands of lives, left millions displaced and limited towns to remains. Kalush Orchestra delivered a signal of public sentiment who claimed their first Eurovision Song Contest win “Stefania.” The song, which blends people with music, the song was recorded as a memorial to the family of the guide Oleh Psiuk, but includes songs including “I will always walk beside broken roads; She will not awaken, I didn’t wake up, in the storm; She will take the two fig signs from grandma, as if they were bullets” which were used as nationalist songs by Ukrainian warriors. On Sunday, Kalush Orchestra presents a nonprofit concert at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate to raise money for treatments or other provides.