Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra, which won the contest “Eurovision-2022”, sold a cup for the cryptocurrency Ethereum (ETH) worth $ 900,000.
The auction for the glass microphone, which the musicians received, was won by the Estonian cryptocurrency exchange WhiteBit. The firm paid 500 ETH for the trophy. In addition, the pink hat of the frontman of the band Oleg Psyuk went under the hammer. The Czech citizen agreed to buy the hat for $370,000.
Oleg Psyuk wearing a hat
Kalush Orchestra plans to donate the proceeds to the “Sergei Pritula Charitable Foundation.
According to the TRM portal, from February 22 to March 28 the Ukrainian authorities and non-profit organizations managed to attract donations in digital assets worth $135.7 million. 85% of the donations came from the two leading cryptocurrencies in terms of capitalization, Bitcoin and Ethereum.