An Xtra Happy Birthday; May 16th!

Yesterday on 15th of May, four Eurovision artist celebrated their birthday, including Eurovision twins. Today however, are three Eurovison performers that have a birthday. The birthday boy finished in 7th place and the ladies in 4th place. Can Bonomo, Maja Blagdan and Nicole Rieu were born on this day.

Nicole Rieu, 69

France picked Nicole in 1975 to go on their behalf at the 20th Eurovision. That is why she performed the song “Et bonjour à toi l’artiste” in Stockholm, Sweden. The song got 91 points, that is it placed 4th out of 19 entries.

Maja Blagdan, 50

In 1996, Croatia selected the singer Maja to be their representative at Eurovision. Therefore she sang “Sveta ljubav”  at the stage in Oslo. Just as Nicole, Blagdan also finished in 4th place.

Can Bonomon, 31

Turkey picke Bonomon go to Eurovision in 2012. That is why he sang “Love Me Back” in Baku, Azerbaijan. The song advanced to the final, where landed the 7th place at the Contest. This was the last time Turkey took part at Eurovision.

We all here at escXtra would like to wish them all a wonderful happy birthday!

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