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Canada eurovision: the representative of Sweden victim of racist insults

20:15  09 may  2021
20:15  09 may  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Le chanteur suédois Tusse à Stockholm le 13 mars 2021. © - henrik montgomery the swedish singer Tunis in Stockholm on March 13, 2021.

The Eurovision, which had been canceled last year, will be held May 18th to May 22nd in Rotterdam. Candidates are already on the spot and one of them, the representative of Sweden, was the victim of racist insults after posting on the social networks photos of his rehearsals. All Chiza, Alias ​​Touse, is a Congolese refugee, arrived in the country eleven years ago.

with our correspondent in Stockholm, Frédéric False

The song, called Voices - the voices - is well innocent, with in the most pure pure style "Eurovision" his calls to tolerance and the overflow of oneself. The problem, for some, it is the interpreter. All Chisa, Alias ​​Tunge, is black, 19-year-old Congolese refugee. Its story is particularly moving since the young man, who sang all his childhood in church choirs, was separated from his parents, then placed in a refugee camp in Uganda, before arriving there. At eleven years in Sweden, where he won several TV brackets. And in a country that has won six times the Eurovision, where the preparation for this competition is a real national sport, it counts

when the images of its first rehearsals in Rotterdam have been posted on social networks, however, the messages of support has been accompanied by many racist insults. A sign, one more, that part of the population has not yet digested the wave of refugees from 2015, during which Sweden has been particularly welcoming.

The Swedish delegation officially protested against this wave of hatred, hoping that Tunis will do as well as Abba, the illustrious Swedish group winner of the Eurovision, in 1974

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