Dua Lipa has been named an Honorary Ambassador of Kosovo. Even though she grew up in London, the pop star was born to Kosovo Albanian mom and dad and her family members relocated to Pristina, Kosovo when she was a child. “It’s an honor and a privilege to be able to stand for my nation all more than the earth and to carry on my operate and attempts globally to see that we go away our mark and make a distinction,” Dua Lipa wrote on Instagram. “The youth of Kosovo justifies the proper to visa liberalization, liberty to travel and to aspiration significant. Thank you.”
Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu, the president of the Republic of Kosovo, gifted the specific Honorary Ambassador medal and certification to Dua Lipa in person. In her published invitation forward of the event, Osmani-Sadriu wrote, “Aside from staying a entire world-course and a when-in-a-generation musician, you are also a position model for a lot of women and girls throughout the environment as a forthright and conscientious activist. But higher than all, what you have performed for the men and women of Kosovo, in boosting awareness of the Republic of Kosovo is unmatched and actually priceless.” Osmani-Sadriu also took to her private Instagram to congratulate and thank Dua Lipa afterwards.
Dua Lipa is nearly done wrapping up an considerable tour in guidance of her 2020 sophomore album Potential Nostalgia, which contains stops at Sziget and Firefly Music Pageant. Before this 12 months, she teamed up with Megan Thee Stallion for their joint single “Sweetest Pie” and also teamed up with Younger Thug and Calvin Harris for “Potion.”
Examine Pitchfork’s “The 50 Very best Albums of 2020,” showcasing Dua Lipa’s Long run Nostalgia at No. 21.