🇩🇪 Simple Minds, Sasha and Namika will be added to the special concert / party which will be broadcast by NDR before and after the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. Those three artists will join Max Giesinger, Lotte, Revolverheld, Mary Roos – Represented Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest 1972 and 1984, Mike Singer, voXXclub – Participated in the German selection process for Eurovision 2018 in the line up of performances.
🇲🇪 Milena Đurđić has been revealed as the designer for Vanja Radovanović’s outfit for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Milena said: “Vanja is a young music artist with a special artistic style. I repeatedly listened to ‘Inje’, paying attention to both text and music, as well as to Vanjina’s emotional interpretation. I made several sketches of conceptual solutions, and then we, Vanja and his wife, analysed and exchanged opinions.”
🇩🇪 France’s Madame Monsieur have won the third episode of ESC-Songcheck, scoring 9.8 points from the jury and the public vote. Australia and Norway followed in the scoreboard.
🇳🇴 Last night Norway’s state broadcaster NRK aired the second programme of “Adresse Lisboa” — its Eurovision 2018 preview show. Professional and public jury agreed that the winner of the evening was Austria’s Cesár Sampson.
🇳🇴 NRK announced new dancing team for Alexander Rybak for Lisbon stage presentation. One of his new dancers/backing vocalists in Lisa Børud, who is famous for being a former Christian child star and having sold over 120 000 albums in Norway. She finished fourth in the popular TV competition show Stjernekamp last year. Other dancers and backing vocalists are Lene Kokai Flage from Bergen, Jens Jeffry Trinidad as a choreographer and dancer and Frode Vassel as a backing vocalist. Also joining Rybak on stage is Alvaro Estrella as both dancer and backing vocalist. He was Eric Saade’s dancer in 2011, Sergey Lazarev’s dancer in 2016 and Robin Bengtsson’s dancer in 2017. He also participated in the 2014 edition of Melodifestivalen.