Israeli singer Netta Barzilai has introduced her brand of pop music to China.
Barzilai performed live on Chinese television to over 500 million viewers on Friday, as part of the Zhejiang Satellite TV Autumn Festival.
She performed her hit single “Nana Banana” alongside Naomi Wang Ju, a singer who has been dubbed China’s Beyoncé. Wang won the Chinese singing reality show “Produce 101” a year ago and has a large following in her homeland.
“I just can’t believe how fortunate I am. I got a CRAZY opportunity to sing my song in front of 500 million people that know nothing about me — live on Chinese television. It felt so surreal,” Barzilai posted on Instagram.
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I just can't believe how fortunate I am. I got a CRAZY opportunity to sing my song in front of 500 million people that know nothing about me — live on Chinese television. It felt so surreal. In China they do not use our social media like FB or IG, and all the streaming platforms are different. It's like starting from scratch and there's nothing more beautiful and painful than that. I want to say thanks to @naomiwangjv who welcomed me so well and sang so beautifuly with me . I Also wanna thank @degoinsta and @pangea_music_official for this Killa Arrangement ????????????
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