Dutch Eurovision sisters-in-law Edsilia Rombley and Trijntje Oosterhuis will participate in a special musical event of the Dutch Lung Fund.
Edsilia Rombley (Eurovision 1998 and 2007) and Trijntje Oosterhuis (Eurovision 2015), who are also sisters-in-law, will take part in the musical event Ademnoot (literally breath-note, a take on the word “ademnood”, dyspnoea).
Ademnoot is an initiative of the Dutch Lung Fund (Longfonds) in co-operation with company Philips.
Held in the venue Klokgebouw in Eindhoven, Ademnoot will feature a mega choir, led by orchestra leader Stephan Geusebroek. Together with thousands of singers and music lovers, Edsilia and Trijntje will deliver an entertaining afternoon, dedicated to the awareness of lung diseases. Profits will go to research.
Their will also be other activities and facilities for guests.
Ademnoot takes place on Saturday 17 February, from 13:00 until 17:00/18:00 CET, at the Klokgebouw, Eindhoven. Tickets cost 29 Euros; you have to be 12 years or older to participate.
Watch a preview with Edsilia Rombley and Trijntje Oosterhuis:
Edsilia Rombley at Eurovision
Edsilia Francisca Rombley (Amsterdam, 1978) is a Dutch singer of Dutch-Caribbean heritage (Aruba and Curaçao). She twice represented the Netherlands at Eurovision.
In 1998 Edsilia Rombley participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in Birmingham, the United Kingdom, honourably placing 4th with her entry Hemel en aarde (Heaven and earth), receiving 151 points.
In 2007, she participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki, Finland. With her song On top of the world (originally in Dutch Nooit meer zonder jou, Never again without you) she unfortunately did not go through to the Grand Final, placing 21st out of 28 contestants in the semi-final, with 38 points.
She is married to Trijntje Oosterhuis’ brother, composer and producer Tjeerd Oosterhuis.
Trijntje Oosterhuis in Eurovision
Judith Katrijntje Oosterhuis (Amsterdam, 1973) is a Dutch singer. She represented the Netherlands at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria.
With her entry Walk along, written by Anouk (Eurovision 2013), she unfortunately did not go through to the Grand Final. Although placing 5th with the professional jury’s, she eventually placed 14th out of 16 contestants in semi-final 1, with 33 points.
Trijntje Oosterhuis later stated that she had just found out that she was pregnant while participating in Eurovision.