Dolly Parton Performs “Coats Of Many Colors” In Dollywood’s Annual Flower And Food Festival 2021
Dolly Parton was invited to Dollywood as the theme park opened its gates to mark the revitalization of businesses in Tennessee amid the pandemic. Also, it was a moment of celebration of its annual flower and food festival, and this year Dollywood honored Parton’s mother with a colorful statue made of flowers.
Pigeon Forge rejoiced the reopening of Dollywood
The 150-acre tourist destination witnessed the 74-year music icon joining “Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts to mark the 36th season of the park and to honor the “Coat of Many Colors” that symbolizes the significance of Dolly Parton’s parents. It is a flower-filled statue dedicated to Parton’s mother.
Dolly Parton’s emotional explanation of her parents
She said that her mother had a greater impact on her growing up. She even performed a song of the same name with a rainbow-colored guitar. She was really emotional and took a lot of pictures on seeing the statue for the first time.
Dolly said that she saw brochures of the festival but was totally surprised to see the statue. She said she was thinking about her mom after seeing the statue. She said that the coat carried her so fat that she started thinking about who her parents were, who she was a person, and what kind of a mother she was blessed to have.
Dolly Parton’s role in developing a coronavirus vaccine
Vanderbilt University was very thankful to Dolly Parton who helped them with 1 million dollars in a grant to develop a vaccine for the deadly coronavirus disease.
The seven-figure donation helped the university researchers in conducting clinical trials for developing the Moderna vaccine. In April, Dolly Parton announced that she had received her second dose of the vaccine. She took to Twitter to make the announcement.