Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy Delivers Powerful Message In Military Brand Sweatshirt During Golden Globe Awards 2023 Appearance

President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a virtual appearance during the 80th annual Golden Globes on Jan. 10. The politician was introduced by actor and film director Sean Penn.

President Zelenskyy arrived onscreen during the ceremony to deliver a message about the status of the Ukraine war. The former comedian and actor was casually dressed in a black crewneck sweatshirt by M-TAC. The M-Tac brand is the largest and most powerful brand of clothing and equipment in the military industry. Creation of high-tech products is a key element of M-TAC’s success. The brand’s clothing and equipment have been tested by today’s biggest
military conflicts.

Volodyrmyr Zelenskyy, Ukraine President, Golden Globes 2023
Ukraine president Volodyrmyr Zelenskyy delivers a message to Golden Globes 2023 on Jan. 10.
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“From the other-worldly courage of young Iranians rising up,” Penn said to the crowd. “To the ever persevering women’s movement of Afghanistan. We are reminded, in no uncertain terms, that the freedom to dream is not simply a human luxury but rather a human need that must be fought and sacrificed for. If the freedom to dream were a spear, I proudly present a human being who tonight represents that spear’s most honed tip.”

Zelenskyy then addressed the audience via recorded message recalling the start of the Golden Globes in the 1944. “The second World War wasn’t over yet, but the tide was turned, all knew who would win. There were still battles and tears ahead, it was then when the Golden Globes awards appeared to honor the best performers of 1943,” Zelenkyy said. “It is now 2023 the war in Ukraine is not over yet but the tide is turning. And it is already clear who will win. There are still battles and tears ahead, but now I can definitely tell you who are the best in the previous year, it was you. The free people of the free world. Those who united around the support of the free Ukrainian people in our common struggle for freedom.”

The Golden Globes honor the top film and television performances of the past year. This year’s event, held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, will be hosted by comedian Jerrod Carmichael. The occasion includes a star-studded list of nominees, including Zendaya, Viola Davis, Austin Butler, Jennifer Coolidge, Michelle Yeoh and Selena Gomez, among numerous others. This year’s Globes will notably be the first held in-person since 2021, and will include a pre-show hosted and streamed online by Variety.

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