Russian born singer Radmila Lolly performed the National Anthem at the FTX arena for the Miami Heat vs. Lakers game on January 23, 2022. The opera singer became the first Russian singer to do so. “When I was a teenager it became a dream to me. Specially, when I became a U.S. citizen” says Radmila Lolly.
Lakers star line up included Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony and Russell Westbrook; and for the Miami Heat Jimmy Bulter and Bam Adebayo. Some celebrities sightings included DJ Khaled and Luis Fonsi.
The Heat brought home the win catapulting them into first place in the NBA Eastern Conference standings.
The singer mentioned that “Miami Heat to me is a community and I’m so happy to be a part of this community. I’m a big fan of the team. The game is very exciting, it has a lot of textures, a lot of moves… Just like music, so I enjoy being there, seeing the fans, the game… And being a part of this Heat culture.”
Lolly performed a National Anthem full of high melodic notes, accompanied by First Miami Presbyterian Church Choir and a string octet.
Radmila Lolly wore a 50 pounds outfit which she designed, The Crystal Jumpsuit And Cape is one of a kind and handmade. The musicians wore designs from Radmila’s DIVA collection, from ELTARA CASATA by Radmila Lolly.
Watch the full performance by clicking the link below: