First, we wanna say sorry for lack of updates this week but we have more important stuff we need to take care before KKD at the moment. It’s middle of exams, lots of work and focus on to get the health under control. But I searched around yesterday and found some content that could be perfect to use as a TBT this week. It’s the performance of John Lennon‘s “Imagine” from UNICEF‘s 25th Anniversary of the Adoption of UNCRC. Kris was one of the honored artists to sing at this Unicef charity event for the #IMAGINE project that took place in New York on November 20, 2014.
UNICEF invites young Russian singer Kristian Kostov to join Hugh Jackman, Katy Perry, Yoko Ono and David Guetta to sing John Lennon’s Imagine and help raise awareness of children’s rights.
Grand finale of a performance of ‘Imagine’, led by the 15 year old singer, Kristian Kostov, who is then joined by all artists on the main stage of the Hall where Yoko Ono sits at a white piano; all are accompanied by a 65 person children’s choir coming down the aisles from the back of the Hall to the stage
Russian singer Kristian Kostov is the only teenage pop star among a host of high profile supporters from all regions in the world to join the #IMAGINE concert, organized by renowned music producer and DJ David Guetta and artist Yoko Ono.
Source: Some official sites of Unicef
He even got to speak in front of the audience. 14 years old. He’s so grown up for this age especially in this video (please watch the whole video).
I uploaded a few photos in the gallery yesterday from the event that I think you should check out. You find the gallery links below the video.
I hope you like the TBT and once again we’re utterly sorry for the inactivity. We hope we’ll be better at updating soon!
Appearances & Events > 2014 > The UNICEF launch of the #IMAGINE Project – New York, US (November 20) > Photocall
Appearances & Events > 2014 > The UNICEF launch of the #IMAGINE Project – New York, US (November 20) > Performing “Imagine” on stage
For this week’s TBT, we’ve decided to go with an amazing performance by Kris from the Grand Gala show of the singing competition Мьюзик Паркинг 2016 – Music Park 2016 (Jazz Parking Festival) in Moscow in March 2016. He joined the grand gala show as a special guest artist. He sang a cover of Eric Benet‘s beautiful song The Last Time together with Jazz Parking Band (he has worked with them before when he became one of Jazz Parking‘s resident artists in 2011-2013).
We really like this performance so it was a very easy choice for this week’s TBT!
Also we wanna remind you about the exclusive video project we did for Kris for the one-year anniversary of Eurovision 2017 with some help from his friends Jowst (Joakim With Steen) and Cesár Sampson (backing vocalist for Kris in Eurovision and competed as main artist for Austria this year). They sent us video messages where they shared exclusive moments they remember from last year’s Eurovision. Please share the YouTube link to Kris because we think he still hasn’t seen the whole thing (Link to the video) and of course enjoy the video of Kris singing The Last Time below!
We have finally got up a new layout on the site. It was about time to change after using the old one since February. For the second time I (Sabina) designed and coded this design all by my own. I want this site to be completely by the KKD team. I wanted the design to get a more summer look and the photos by Misha took of Kris with cherry blossom and rose was perfect to use. I decided to name the design Rose Gold because of the photos.
We have more of these photos in the gallery in case you’re interested to see the full shoot, you can find a link to the gallery below.
I’m very proud how the design turned out. I don’t even wanna know how many hours I spent on this. The main goal was to make the featured photos to be more involved in the posts and to blend in, which I think I succeeded to get. The header is much simpler than the old one but recently I like simple more than advanced. We love the design and we hope you do too!
We would love to know what you think about the new look, leave a comment below what you think of the new design or tweet us.
If you experience any issues with the design please contact us asap. I guess if you find any issues it’s because I messed up the responsive coding. It’s a bit tricky to design responsive (to make the layout fit all devices such as computers, tablets and mobiles ect) sometimes!
In celebration of May 13th being the 1 year anniversary of the ESC Grand Final 2017, we wanted to do something a bit extraordinary for Kris and TeamKris!
We had an idea, but we needed some help! We asked a few of the ESC 2017 artists if they would be interested in sharing a short memory about Kris from last year’s Eurovision season, and we are so grateful that Cesár and Jowst wanted to take part in our project! Cesár even recorded his greeting from the Altice Arena in Portugal on the evening of the ESC Grand Final 2018, before going on stage himself. How incredible is that..! Other artists wanted to as well, but sadly did not have the time at the present moment, as we unfortunately were a bit late in contacting them.
Watching this video ourselves, we both laughed and cried, because the memories shared are both funny and so moving, and speaks volumes about what kind of person Kris is! He is truly the best idol ever, with such a loving, caring heart!
So here it is, exclusively for the Kris Kostov Daily! Thank you so much, Jowst and Cesár, for joining our project, we truly appreciate it!
Please credit KKD and give a link to this website if you share our video!
The KKD Team behind this project is Sabina, Nanna, Messy and Lina
Our gallery is constantly being updated, with both old and new photos. So far we have over 4500 photos in our gallery, and more will come!
One of our recent additions are photos Luce Folle took of Kris in the summer of 2017, when he was performing at Musiconetv’s concert Maekva Live (маёвка лайв) on May 20th, and when he was taking part in the Bloggers of Russia event on June 12th (Блогерыроссии), both in Moscow.
Please credit both the photographer and the Kris Kostov Daily Website if you use any of the photos!
Hey #TeamKris it’s time to vote again for our favourite boy!
We have to nominate Kris for the Rockbjörnen music awards in two categories : ”Foreign song of the year (Beautiful mess) and ”Fandom of the year” (Team Kris).
A little info about the event: Rockbjörnen is a music prize in Sweden, divided into several categories, which is awarded annually by the newspaper Aftonbladet. It’s celebrated every year in Stockholm where some of the most important national and international artists are invited for a live performance.
How to vote? : You have to vote in all the categories, and you can do it once per day. At the end, you have to add your email adress, year of birth and answer to a control question. Let’s do it!
Link: VOTE HERE
While your into voting, you can also vote for Kris to attend VK Fest in St.Petersburg 28.-29.7.18, VOTE HERE
Please inform us if you find any other votings for Kris that we should share. Send us a DM in Twitter or Instagram.
We have finally added English subtitles to the video of Kris from the Eurovision 2018 Special edition of the Russian talk show “Let them talk” on Channel One Russia. See the video below. This was the send off party in honour of Julia Samoylova, the Russian representative for the Eurovision 2018. Several Russian artists were present, among others Filip Kirkorov, Artsvik, Ragda Khanieva, Noris and Doredos.
We hope to get subtitles soon on the video of Kris‘ second apperance on this show, on the night of Eurovision, 12.5.18. Stay tuned for that!
Eleni Benardi helped us to translate and add subtitles.Thanks for the help, Eleni!
We will also remind you to take a look at the beautiful pictures from this show in our gallery. Please credit us if you use these pictures.