LITHUANIA – This week The Roop will travel to Rotterdam to begin their rehearsals, and on May 18th, the group will open the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final. The Roop fans will be able to view the contest wearing exceptional “Let’s Discotheque” sweatshirts, graphic style T-shirts, or even other limited edition items on the website.
This year the bright and stylish group will participate on behalf of Lithuania with their musical material, which created an impressive yellow wave worldwide. The Roop fans including, young basketball players, students from different cities, office and factory workers and TV personalities, all film and share videos to social media of the finger dance, which has become a staple for the Lithuanian entry. “More and more people send in videos. They share dances on ”Tik Tok” or YouTube. Thank you for so much support!” says the leader of the group Vaidotas Valiukavičius.
From today there are even more ways to support your favourite group! Visit the website www.theroop.com hover to the shop page to view the merchandise. All quality clothing from eco-friendly companies and PETA patented vegan products. Merchandise proceeds will help The Roop and help the world get to know the group even better.
From now on, you can purchase wide-cut sweatshirts with an embroidered sign “Let’s Discoteque,” bright coloured T-shirts with the graphic symbol “It is OK to Dance Alone,” bracelets with the iconic hand symbol from the iconic hand dance, shiny gold pins for the true Roop fans. The merchandise is not only for adults. Unique graphic T-shirts are made exclusively for the young fans of the group with a collage illustration made by the designer Laura Tulaitė.
The merchandise line was created by Deimantė Litvinaitė, the love and lifelong partner of Vaidotas. Together with Vaidotas and two kids, Tumas and Ignė, they memorialized the clothing and accessories in a photo shoot.
“The theme for the pictures was skewed mirror room effect, which used to excite us in theme parks. During the photo shoot, there a lot of laughter, joy, and improv. Tumas and Ignė, fans of the group, we’re excited to meet Vaidotas for the first time and felt like becoming celebrities after the photoshoot.
The Roop merchandise does not limit movement; thus, wearing them is an excellent opportunity to dance, while the group constantly reminds everyone that dance is the best therapy. It is scientifically proven that movement and dance have a positive impact on mental health, no matter the age.
Dance can happen with yourself, at home, when everyone sees or doesn’t; however you like,” says The Roop, starting their final preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest discotheque.