Kalush Orchestra, the winners of the Eurovision Tune 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 Public sale
The biggest European crypto change originating from Ukraine, WhiteBIT took house the enduring crystal microphone trophy. The public sale on the MetaHistory platform raised $900,000 with the Eurovision Tune Contest 2022 prize sale.
WhiteBIT concurrently broke two Ukrainian information. They made the most costly (500 ETH) buy of NFT and it’s the most important quantity of donation through the reside stream. The corporate has a aim to unfold blockchain expertise and increase the cryptocurrency neighborhood, and maybe it was this that impressed them to ascertain a report and provides the most important 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 would like our Western companions to know that Ukrainian companies and entrepreneurs are additionally investing all their assets to take care of the preventing capability of our courageous troopers. The choice to donate on this public sale, organized by the Kalush Orchestra, was utterly aware and thought-through. Certainly, $900,000, even for a crystal microphone, is lots. However $900,000 to assist the Armed Forces is just a small portion of the complete contribution of all Ukrainians in direction of our widespread victory,” – mentioned Volodymyr Nosov, CEO of WhiteBIT.
On the identical time, Kalush and MetaHistory’s formidable collaboration doesn’t finish there. Co-founders of the Kalush Orchestra, the Ukrainian music label ENKO has begun manufacturing of a music NFT album with invited well-known Ukrainian and overseas artists. All funds raised additionally will go to help Ukraine.
“Enko all the time tries to be forward of others, this determines the chief. Due to this fact, I’m very glad that we grew to become an co-creator in such a historic occasion and report within the type of a consequence. I’m grateful to the crypto-community and personally to Vladimir Nosov of Whitebit for such a powerful gesture. I particularly wish to point out MetaHistory, as a result of I specific my gratitude to VK for his proposal to do that occasion collectively. I can solely add that Enko, MetaHistory and OhMyGod company are planning one thing that can break all of the patterns and limits. Keep tuned,” – mentioned Kateryna Dmytrenko, CEO Enko music label (Kalush Orchestra label).
The staff of the neighborhood company OhMyGod helped with the advertising and marketing of this occasion and supported the charitable initiative.
We have now no phrases, however we now have 900 000$ for help of Ukraine! Public sale is closed, crystal trophy of the Eurovision 2022 go to @whitebit. Congratulations!🎉
Kalush, it’s your second victory! All funds shall be given to the Charitable Basis of @serhiyprytula 🇺🇦 pic.twitter.com/6bLfdPsaMs
— Meta Historical past: Museum of Battle (@Meta_History_UA) May 29, 2022
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 vital modes of communication with the world. The platform exhibits an instance to the entire world that NFTs might be helpful, and their momentum to change into a nationwide NFT platform is rising.
“Because the founder, I’m joyful in regards to the historic occasion that happened 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 might be greater than a speculative asset,” – mentioned VK, the CEO of MetaHistory.
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