For the first time in history, Nigeria is going to be debuting at the Eurovision Song Contest. The legendary event that has produced superstars such as the sweedish band ABBA and best selling Canadian artiste of all time, Celine Dion is set to hold as Eurostream as a result of the ravaging Covid19 pandemic.
Eurovision has been running for 63 unbroken years and this year, they’d be having Eurostream a virtual live concert version of the event. An estimated 250 million viewers are expected around the world to livestream the event as against 180 million global audience last year.
Nigeria will be represented by no other person than the 2020 Afrimusic Contest Winner and reigning African Champion, our own Dhortune Thatondoboy! Dhortune is a multi instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and performing artiste. The ACI entertainment signed rising superstar shall be performing his winning song at the Afrimusic contest, Yèmi (My Mother) alongside other songs from his upcoming EP to millions of music lovers all over the world during the break time of Eurostream 2020. Yèmi is sung in English and native Ondo-Yoruba dialect of where the artiste hails from.
According to ACI entertainment boss, Mr Wole Adeniyi, plans are already on the way to collaborate with other African artistes in order to produce the French version of Yèmi in other for francophone speaking countries to also enjoy the universal theme of the rich song.
The Grand finale of Eurostream 2020 feat Dhortune Thatondoboy from Nigeria holds on May 9, 2020 by 8pm Nigerian time. You can visit www.eurostream for the livestreaming
By Ogbeni La