An Xtra Happy Birthday; April 8th

Yesterday on 7th of April many Eurovision artist celebrated their birthday, including one that will perform at Eurovision 2018! Today, however, there are three Eurovision artist that have a birthday. One birthday lady and two birthday boys. Freddie, Anouk and Manuel Ortega were born  on this day.

Anouk, 43

Netherlands selected Anouk Teeuwe in 2013 to be their representative at Eurovision. Therefore she went on stage in Malmö and performed the song “Bird” at the contest. The song flew into the final where it got 114 points, that is, the 9th at the final. Netherland best placement since 2004.

Manuel Ortega, 38

Austria picked Manuel to go on their behalf at Eurovision in 2002. That is why he sang his entry “Say a Word” in Tallinn. The song got 26 point, thus placeing 18th at the contest.

Freddie, 28

Hungary chose Fehérvári Gábor Alfréd, better known as Freddie in 2016. Therfore he went on stage in Stockholm and performed his song Pioneer. Just as Anouk, Freddie also advanced to the final. The song got 108 points, which gave him the 19th place.

We all here at escXtra would like to send them warm birthday greetings!

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