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London Eurovision Party 2018 confirms Zibbz, Vanja Radovanović and Rasmussen!

It’s been just over a month since Switzerland selected Zibbz, Montenegro selected Vanja Radovanović and Denmark selected Rasmussen to represent their nations in Portugal this May. Now, we are delighted to confirm that all three of these acts will perform upon the Café de Paris stage on Thursday 5th April.

A landslide result in Switzerland for Zibbz

Zibbz were selected in the Swiss selection show “Die Entscheidungsshow”, defeating five other acts in the process. Their entry “Stones” was selected as the favourite by both the International Juries and the Swiss televoting public.

The duo, consisting of brother and sister pair Corinne and Stefan Gfeller, are from Zürich and named themselves Zibbz by modifying the English word “siblings”.

Since 2011, they have been based in Los Angeles and have gained success in Switzerland with their first two albums Ready? Go! released in 2013 and It Takes a Village released in 2017.

A superfinal in Montenegro selected Vanje Radovanović

Montenegro returned to selecting their Eurovision entry via a televised national final for the first time since 2008. Montevizija had 5 competing entries and a 3-way superfinal to decide which song would represent them in Lisbon. Vanje Radovanović was the winner with his song “Inje” which translates into English as “Frost”.

Rasmussen’s “Higher Ground” won Denmark’s superfinal

Denmark used their familiar Dansk Melodi Grand Prix process to select Rasmussen to represent them at Eurovision this year. Ten songs competed before they were whittled down to three for the superfinal.

From there, “Higher Ground” won the selection process with its strong Viking imagery and sound somewhat reminiscent of a typically Scandinavian seafaring song!

The London Eurovision Party guest list continues to grow!

With these three acts added to the guest list, there are now 13 confirmed acts which will take to the stage at Café de Paris, Leicester Square on Thursday 5th April. With more acts due to be confirmed in the coming weeks, the full list of acts which are so far confirmed as performing at the show are:

  • Headline act: SuRie (United Kingdom)
  • Madame Monsieur (France)
  • Eugent Bushpepa (Albania)
  • Ryan O’Shaugnessy (Ireland)
  • Cesár Sampson (Austria)
  • Alfred and Amaia (Spain)
  • Michael Schulte (Germany)
  • Mikolas Josef (Czech Republic)
  • DoReDoS (Moldova)
  • Zibbz (Switzerland)
  • Vanje Radovanović (Montenegro)
  • Rasmussen (Denmark)
  • Suzy (Portugal 2014)

Keep up to date with all the London Eurovision Party 2018 confirmation announcements with the official event website londoneurovision.com, on social media @LDNEurovision and with Official Media Partner ESCXTRA.com.

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