Australia has qualified for the event with a spectacular stage show for the Saturday's finals of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) next Saturday. The singer Kate Miller-Heidke impressed on Tuesday night in the first semifinal of the ESC in Tel Aviv, not only the audience, but was at the bookies, at least for now, the jump in the narrow circle of favorites. Also, a further nine countries qualified for the final round.
On the ESC-final will take part in 26 countries. Hosts of Israel, as well as the five largest funders of the competition, the remaining 20 places will be allocated half of the viewers and juries in the two semi-final shows.
On Tuesday evening, competed in the first semi-final 17 countries and offered with some hyped-up, part of light shows, superimposed on, but partly also musically powerful performances of a typical blend for the ESC. The Australian singer, Miller-Heidke floated on a several-Meter-long rod on the stage was the same as in addition to your Opera singing stick, especially a visual impression.
since 2015 as an associate member of the European broadcasting Union, the EBU, the ESC approved Australia could qualify for the fifth Time in a row. Also in the final, Greece, Belarus, Serbia, Cyprus, Estonia, the Czech Republic and Slovenia are allowed to compete. Also the mini-state of San Marino managed to surprisingly reach the final, and also Slovenia. Iceland is also in the final. His contribution to a competition whose title is literally translated as "hate will prevail", is considered to be a Top Ten candidate.
Portugal was one of surprisingly out
of the countries who left the company prematurely, surprisingly, Portugal. Two years ago, the Portuguese Salvador Sobral had been able to win the competition, the ESC-finals in 2018 was therefore held in Lisbon. Also Finland, Poland, Hungary, and Belgium were eliminated, in addition, Montenegro and Georgia.
at least the odds according to the counting of the biggest favorites the Starter, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Russia take first in the second semi-final on Thursday evening. Already for the ESC-final set, the German Duo S!sters, up-to-date with the song "Sister". The Swiss Luca Hänni occurs on Thursday.
The ESC-final takes place because of the victory of the Israeli entrant Netta last year, this time in Tel Aviv. Motto of the for 64. Time swept song contest is "dare to dream" dare to dream, dare. The Eurovision Song Contest is the world's most-watched music competition, there will be approximately 200 million TV viewers. (fal/afp)
Created: 14.05.2019, 23:44 PM