Congratulations Trijntje Oosterhuis! The Dutch artist, who represented the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna, Austria, gave birth to a healthy baby girl, named Maël Joni Ronde.
Trijntje Oosterhuis announced the good news of Maël‘s birth today via her official Facebook-page, Twitter and Instagram:
Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 at 14:03 pm our sweet, beautiful, magnificent daughter Maël Joni Ronde was born. Sister of Jonas, Marijn and Eljah. We feel proud, chosen and blessed with the arrival of this little girl. We enjoy every second of her pure beauty and tender love. Bless, Alvin & Trijntje #maëljoni
The singer also shared a picture, showing her and the father holding the baby’s hand:
Trijntje Oosterhuis (42) already has two sons from a previous marriage, Jonas and Marijn, while her partner Alvin Lewis has a son from a previous relationship, Eljah. The name Maël Joni is a combination of the boy’s names Marijn, Eljah an Jonas. Maël is born into a musical family; Trijntje’s brother is composer and producer Tjeerd Oosterhuis, who is married to Edsilia Rombley (Eurovision 1998 and 2007), while Alvin’s twin sister is Berget Lewis (Dutch preselection for Eurovision 2003), member of the group Ladies Of Soul, in which Trijntje also sings.
ESCToday.com says congratulations to Trijntje and Alvin, and sends best wishes for little Maël!
Trijntje Oosterhuis represented the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna, Austria, with the song Walk along, written by her good friend, Anouk (Eurovision 2013). Although she eventually did not go through to the grand final, the artist looks back positively on her Eurovision-participation. Enjoy Trijntje Oosterhuis’ official videoclip for Walk along once again:
Also, listen to Trijntje Oosterhuis’ latest single, The choice I’ve made: