Bjork leads three-day karaoke marathon protest

    Icelandic pop star Bjork led a three-day karaoke marathon that began last Thursday as part of a protest against the takeover of an energy firm that would effectively sell-off one of the country’s main natural resources. According to AFP, Bjork was joined by “the captain of the Icelandic handball team, a 70-year-old environmental campaigner and… the comedian-turned-mayor of Iceland’s capital Reykjavik.”

    It’s not yet clear if the karaoke-fest will have an effect on the sale of the plant, but Bjork did manage to accumulate 20,000 signatures to a petition asking the government to consider revoking the takeover. Not bad for such a strange protest.



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