New Zealand singer-songwriter Lord Lord has completed two sold-out concerts in Croatia, where his mother’s roots were born.
Lord’s parents were in the crowd at St. Michael’s Fortress in Sibenik and saw their daughter perform for the first time in front of the Croatian crowd during a solar power tour.
During the show, the 25-year-old paid tribute to her mother Sonya and her Croatian roots.
“My parents are here tonight, my mother and father. My mother is a Croat in our family,” Lord told the crowd, who began chanting her mother’s name. rice field.
“My mom is why I’m sitting in front of you right now. She’s why I got a book instead of playing sports. She’s on a TV show when I’m stressed That’s why I want to see art without. She’s why I want to walk for hours at sunset, she’s why I’m passionate and sometimes too passionate. But if she’s not a Croatian, I’ll be tonight. I really think that many of these qualities that make me sitting in front of you won’t exist, “Road said on stage before continuing.
“Your passion, creativity, elegance, these are the qualities I have inherited from Croatia,” she barked loudly from the crowd.
Born in Ella Mary Lani Jerich O’Connor in New Zealand, Lord has citizenship in both Croatia and New Zealand. Her mother, Sonya, says it was a proud moment to see her daughter perform in the country of her ancestors.
“It’s great to see the road in Croatia. My heart has been waiting for this for a long time. This is my second visit to Croatia. The show has so many gorgeous, warm and friendly Croatian children. I loved talking to some of them. Thank you to Croatia, “said Sonya, who is traveling to Croatia with her husband.
Lord, one of the youngest performers on the international charts to win multiple Grammy Awards and sell over 12 million albums worldwide, is currently on a solar power tour in Germany.
— Sonya Yelich (@ sonjayelich1) June 20, 2022
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