This is a beautiful Xmas song from Amira’s 2020 Christmas Concert “African Christmas with Amira & friends”…

Amira Willighagen is a Dutch self-taught singer. She was born on March 27, 2004 in Nijmegen. Gained worldwide fame after winning the talent show Holland’s Got Talent. In the spring and summer of 2014, she toured South Africa and the United States. She performed in concerts and television shows in Argentina, Germany, Austria. In 2013, Amira Willinghagen took part in the talent show Holland’s Got Talent on national television. At the qualifying stage, held in October, for the performance of the aria “O mio babbino caro” of the soprano repertoire from Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Gianni Schicchi”, the jury awarded Amira “Golden Ticket”, giving the right to go straight to the semi-finals.

Before the announcement of the result of this stage, the jury member, Dutch singer and TV showman Gordon Heukenroth, drew a parallel between the performance of a 9-year-old girl just heard and the performance of the same aria by Maria Callas (1923-1977), recorded in 1965: Amira, sometimes they say that the souls of the departed continue to live in people. And when I listened to your singing, I felt that you are the reincarnation of Maria Callas, who is no longer among us. Your voice is so pure, so beautifulā€¦

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