Eurovision Winners’ NFT Auction Raises $900K for Charity

Eurovision Winners’ NFT Auction Raises $900K for Charity

Eurovision Winners’ NFT Auction Raises $900K for Charity

Kalush Orchestra, the winners of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, have efficiently auctioned off an NFT for charity. The public sale was held on MetaHistory — the official Ukrainian charitable NFT museum – and raised $900,000 in cryptocurrency for Ukraine.

MetaHistory and Kalush Orchestra’s NFT Charity Auction

The largest European crypto change originating from Ukraine, WhiteBIT took residence the enduring crystal microphone trophy. The public sale on the MetaHistory platform raised $900,000 with the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 prize sale.

WhiteBIT concurrently broke two Ukrainian data. They made the costliest (500 ETH) buy of NFT and it’s the biggest quantity of donation in the course of the reside stream. The firm has a objective to unfold blockchain know-how and increase the cryptocurrency neighborhood, and maybe it was this that impressed them to ascertain a report and provides the biggest donation to help their nation with cryptocurrency.

“WhiteBIT is grateful to the worldwide neighborhood for supporting our nation throughout this tough time. As Ukrainians, we wish our Western companions to know that Ukrainian companies and entrepreneurs are additionally investing all their assets to take care of the combating capacity of our courageous troopers. The choice to donate on this public sale, organized by the Kalush Orchestra, was utterly aware and thought-through. Indeed, $900,000, even for a crystal microphone, is rather a lot. But $900,000 to assist the Armed Forces is simply a small portion of the total contribution of all Ukrainians in the direction of our widespread victory,” – stated Volodymyr Nosov, CEO of WhiteBIT.

At the identical time, Kalush and MetaHistory’s bold collaboration doesn’t finish there. Co-founders of the Kalush Orchestra, the Ukrainian music label ENKO has begun manufacturing of a music NFT album with invited well-known Ukrainian and overseas artists. All funds raised additionally will go to help Ukraine.

“Enko at all times tries to be forward of others, this determines the chief. Therefore, I’m very glad that we grew to become an co-creator in such a historic occasion and report within the type of a end result. I’m grateful to the crypto-community and personally to Vladimir Nosov of Whitebit for such a powerful gesture. I particularly wish to point out MetaHistory, as a result of I categorical my gratitude to VK for his proposal to do that occasion collectively. I can solely add that Enko, MetaHistory and OhMyGod company are planning one thing that may break all of the patterns and limits. Stay tuned,” – stated Kateryna Dmytrenko, CEO Enko music label (Kalush Orchestra label).

The staff of the neighborhood company OhMyGod helped with the advertising of this occasion and supported the charitable initiative.

With this newest transfer Ukrainians are as soon as once more demonstrating the advantages of NFT. In March, MetaHistory efficiently launched its NFT assortment of artworks, elevating $800,000 in donations for Ukraine. The distinctive MetaHistory platform dispels stereotypes about NFTs and promotes them as timeless and important modes of communication with the world. The platform reveals an instance to the entire world that NFTs could be helpful, and their momentum to develop into a nationwide NFT platform is growing.

“As the founder, I’m pleased in regards to the historic occasion that occurred on the MetaHistory platform, as a result of to date nobody has minted the Eurovision trophy earlier than. I’m grateful to the crypto-community and personally Volodymyr Nosov CEO of Whitebit, for his or her participation and fervour to win. The cash raised will certainly be a part of a joint effort to assist our homeland on this horrible aggression. MetaHistory will proceed to develop its work to point out the world that NFT could be greater than a speculative asset,” – stated VK, the CEO of MetaHistory.

 

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