With a bid of USD 900,000, the European crypto alternate WhiteBit has gained the non-fungible token (NFT) and the crystal trophy auctioned by Kalush Orchestra, the winners of the Eurovision Music Contest 2022.
“We’ve no phrases, however we’ve got [USD] 900 000 for assist of Ukraine! Public sale is closed, crystal trophy of the Eurovision 2022 go to Whitebit,” the official Twitter account of Ukraine’s lately opened ‘NFT museum’ Meta History stated. The winner will get each the NFT, that includes a microphone, and the bodily crystal microphone.
As reported, the band had pledged to make use of the proceeds from the sale of the NFT to assist Ukraine’s nationwide protection in opposition to the Russian invasion. The cash can be despatched to the Charitable Foundation of Serhiy Prytula.
The public sale began on Might 25 at Meta Historical past and lasted for 3 days. Members had the choice to supply bids in each crypto and fiat foreign money, with fiat bids directed by way of Ukraine’s digital financial institution Monobank.
In addition to the NFT, which encompasses a microphone and Kalush Orchestra, the winner will even get the prospect to attend “an unique assembly and dinner” with members of Kalush Orchestra, in addition to a chance to obtain the bodily object, the Crystal Microphone.
“The raffle initiative is supported by the Ministry of Tradition and Data Coverage, the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the affiliation of broadcasters that organizes the worldwide Eurovision Music Contest,” the group stated within the announcement.
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