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Hungary: Romani duo from Slovakia win the "X Factor" music competition

1.12.2017 6:57
Claudia and Ricco (PHOTO: X-Faktor Facebook)
Claudia and Ricco (PHOTO: X-Faktor Facebook)

The Romani singing duo Claudia and Ricco, who are originally from Slovakia, have won the "X Factor" music competition in Hungary. The magnificent finale to the famous television show was broadcast Saturday.

"Thanks to their great performance, our talented duo made it to the final shootout with the other competing duos," Slovak news server reported. The performers did not conceal their joy and enormous enthusiasm when they learned they had won.

This was not Claudia and Ricco's first X Factor. In 2014 they captivated audiences when they competed in the version of the franchise broadcast in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, coming in second place.


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