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➡️ SCHEDULE OF THE DAY
10:00 – 10:20: Israel
10:25 – 10:45: France
10:50 – 11:10: Spain
11:15 – 11:35: Italy
11:40 – 12:00: United Kingdom
12:05 – 12:25: Germany
Kobi, as in the first rehearsal, is dressed in black with a silver bow tie and neck chain. The scene is on a black background, while on the scene there are six black constructions on which the face of Kobi is projected in different expressions. The vocals of the song are behind him and consist of 2 women and 3 men – all dressed in black. During the performance of the singer we see white and yellow lights. At the bridge of the song, Kobi crosses one bridge to find himself in the center of the stage. At the end of the song the golden rain effect is used, and the vocals of the song are set in front of the black structures. In the third rehearsal, fireworks were used. Some camera shots had a problem losing Kobi. We would say a fairly lean presentation for a dramatic ballad, but it seems to fit perfectly with the song. Kobi’s vocals were good, although we noticed that the last note of the song has changed.
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At first we see a close shot of Bilal with tears in the face through a projector. On the screens we see a large door in golden tones and several words or phrases with intense animation content. In the first chorus, a dancer with more pounds appears, while another dancer of Asian origin appears with the second chorus with elements of sign language in her choreography. The appearance closes with all three forming with their hands the well-known crown on their heads. Vocals are fixed and this is mainly due to the new version of the song where it is much closer to Bilal’s vocal abilities. The only problem of appearance appears to be the shots, as in many places it is too distant.
⚠️ MOST LIKELY TOP TEN
On the stage is a rectangular rectangle divided into 6 boxes, which resembles a two-story house (3 boxes up and 3 down). On the upper floor is Miki and 2 boys, while in the lower 2 girls. Everyone is dressed in casual clothes in different colors. Miki makes use of the ladder to move between the floors. In the background, it looks like a curtain that opens and changes colors. Problem is observed in the top right box that does not light up. In every box-room we also see a different dancing. Miki moves from room to room interacting with each of the dancers in it. In the first refrain the lights change, creating a very nice picture. His appearance on the stage makes a huge robot / puppet illuminated by the lights he has on him. After the second refrain, everyone comes out of the house and the robot disappears. TV issues still remain, as the camera can not follow all the on-scene moves. Miki has been vocally improved. The second rehearsal was better than the first rehearsal, and this feeling prevailed in the press center that the journalists welcomed the appearance of Spain with enthusiasm.
❌ NOT IN THE TOP TEN
Mahmood appears with a different costume choice. The graphics are slightly different from the first time, keeping the lyrics in English and the money in the chorus, the overall result is quite improved. The shots are also better than the first rehearsal, although many distant shots remain, reducing the aesthetics of the overall appearance. In the third test he changed clothes, trying a red shirt that best suits the shades of the stage. Clearly his current rehearsal is better than the first technical rehearsal, and he takes great applause.
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UNITED KINGDOM 🇬🇧
Michael wears, as in the first rehearsal, black clothes and sports shoes and some gold jewelry. The background is dark in black and blue. We first see the microphone alone until Michael comes to get it and begin to interpret his song. Originally Michael is alone on stage. In the chorus, the background becomes colorful and a nebula of stars appears. The vocals (4 girls and 1 man) make their appearance and frame the singer, all dressed in white. At the same time we see smoke columns appearing behind Michael. In the end, all together they tap into a white ring that appears on the floor. Voice had a few crown problems, but overall it was a good look, which had a lukewarm response to the press center.
⚠️ COULD BE TOP TEN
Carlotta begins to interpret the piece and then appears also Laurita who wears a black dress with golden designs, namely flowers. The other member of the twin has a black bust and a leather mini. On the LED screen, in the background, their formats are displayed. One sing to the left and the other to the right and meet at the top of the stage against the chorus, while the LED screens multiply their faces. In the last chorus there are golden linear depictions. Voices were good, but the press center has been a lukewarm reaction.
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ALLOCATION DRAW FOR THE BIG FIVE
🇫🇷 FRANCE WILL COMPETE IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE GRAND FINAL
🇪🇸 SPAIN WILL COMPETE IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE GRAND FINAL
🇮🇹 ITALY WILL COMPETE IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE GRAND FINAL
🇬🇧 UNITED KINGDOM WILL COMPETE IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE GRAND FINAL
🇩🇪 GERMANY WILL PERFORM IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE GRAND FINAL