Friday 19 July, 2019

Family of late DJ Avicii to launch foundation in his memory

The family of the Grammy-nominated Swedish electronic dance DJ Avicii (ah-VEE'-chee) is launching a foundation in his memory.

The international pop star, whose name was Tim Bergling, died in Muscat, Oman, on April 20, 2018. He was 28 years old. Police said there was no evidence of foul play.

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His family announced Tuesday that the Tim Bergling Foundation will initially focus on supporting people and organizations in the field of mental illness and suicide prevention. It also will be active in climate change, nature conservation, and endangered species.

The foundation's objectives may be pursued in Sweden and abroad.

The international pop star performed his electronic dance songs at music festivals around the world and landed on U.S. radio with his country-dance mashup "Wake Me Up."

He retired from touring in 2016.

Did you know that the fantasy/paradise part of Avicii vs Nicky Romero music video for 'I could be the one' was shot in Barbados?

Watch below and look for:

1) The Banks beer

2) The rum

3) The fire limbo dancer

4) The windmill

5) Barbados' money

Disclaimer: The video is for mature audiences only.

In six years on YouTube the video has amassed over 25 million views on Nicky Romero's official channel alone.

 

R.I.P DJ Avicii

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