An Xtra Happy Birthday; December 12th!

Yesterday on 11th of  December a Swedish Eurovision singer had a birthday. Today however we have two Eurovision contestants that share a birthday. The lady participated a while back but the guy just recently took part at Eurovision. With that said, Ulla Wiesner and Douwe Bob have a birthday today!

Ulla Wiesner, 77

West Germay selected Ulla, now named Ulla Arnz, to represent them at Eurovision Song Contest in 1965. Therefore she went on stage in Napels, Itlay and performed her song “Paradies, wo bist du?”. At the end of the voting here song got zero points as well as three other entries out of 18.

Douwe Bob, 25

The Netherlands chose Douwe Bob to be their representative at Eurovision in 2016. That is why he went on to the stage in Stockholm. Bob secured a spot at the final with this semi final performance. His song “Slow Down” got total of 153 points which gave it the  11th place. Douwe gave out a single the year before with another Eurovision performer , Anouk, who is also from The Netherlands. It is called “Hold Me“.

We all here at escXtra would like to wish them the best on their birthday!

Hlynur Sigurðsson

Icelandic Eurovision fan!

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