An Xtra Happy Birthday; June 3rd!

On 1st of June three Eurovision artist celebrated their birthday. Today, however, two Eurovision ladies have a birthday. One of them tried multiple time to enter the contest and the other had to make a choice in what country she would compete. Monika Likytė and Esther Hart were born on this day!

Esther Hart, 48

In 2003, Esther both entered the BBC national selection and as well as the NOS, Ducth selection. Esther decided to rather go for her own home country selection. That he was a good decision, because she won the selection there with the song “One More Night”. Therefore she performed at Eurovision in Riga Latvia. At the contest she got 45 points, that is she finished in 13th place out of 26 countries.

Monika Likytė, 26

Lithuania selected the duet Monika Linkytė and Vaidas Baumila to be their representative at Eurovision in 2015. Before this Monika had entered the national selection 5 times in a row. In addition trying for Junior Eurovision in 2007. Like mention, her chance at Eurovision came in 2015. Therefore she went on stage in Vienna and sang “This Time” along with Vaidas. The song advanced to the final, where the song got 30 points and placed 18th in the final.

We all here at escXtra would like to wish the two of them the best on their special day!

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