Danish singer Zindy presents the official event song
Wednesday 24th of June is the date of the official draw for the 22nd IHF Women’s Handball World Championship and it is also the date of the announcement of the official event song, which will be performed by Danish singer Zindy Laursen.
Zindy Laursen will close the draw event by performing some of her greatest hits as well as a small acoustic part of the event song. She will also a part of the opening and closing ceremony at the World Championship in December with the event song ‘Heart of Handball’. The title is the same as the slogan for the Championship.
”We are very excited to announce Zindy Laursen as the official event singer. It is a huge scoop for us and we feel that her song matches perfectly the values and atmosphere that we want our championship to express. We are happy that Zindy agreed to perform at the draw, and we are already looking forward to enjoying her positive energy at the ceremonies in December,” says president in the Danish Handball Association Per Bertelsen.
Zindy Laursen, who is mostly known from the 1990’s band Cut ’n’ Move, has lived and worked in the US for the past ten years, but now she is ready to go back to Denmark and reunite with all the Danish fans.
”This event is the perfect launch for my comeback in Denmark, and I am looking very much forward to being a part of the big handball party in December. I am sure that this championship will unite both all Danes and all fans from the other handball countries and I am excited to contribute with my ‘Heart of Handball,” says Zindy Laursen.
Zindy will perform a small acoustic part of the event song at the draw, and the final version will be announced in August.
Facts on Zindy Laursen
- Songwriter and singer on her seven albums
- Lead singer in the band Cut ‘n’ Move from 1992-1996
- 1,5 million units sold
- More than 500 performances worldwide
- S mere om Zindy her: www.zindy.com
Facts on the 22nd IHF Women’s Handball World Championships 2015
- 5th-20th December
- Danish Handball Association is organizing the IHF Women’s World Championship in close cooperation with the host cities and Sport Event Denmark.
- The host cities are Herning, Kolding, Næstved and Frederikshavn
- The slogan of the event is Heart of Handball
- Ticket sales begin on August 11.