An Xtra Happy Birthday; 12 June!

Greetings to France, Estonia and America/Germany!

Yesterday on 11th of June, quite many Eurovision stars celebrated their birthday. Today however, its a bit calmer since there are three Eurovision artist that got one year older! Two of them are also born in the same year. Amandine Bourgeois, Oscar Loya and Ivo Linna were born on this day!

Ivo Linna, 69

In 1996, Estonia selected the duo Ivo and Maarja-Liis Ilus to go on their behalf to Eurovision in Oslo. That is why they sang “Kaelakee Hääl” at the stage. The song got great support and revived 94 points and therefore placed fifth at the contest.

Joseph Oscar Loya, 39

Because the Ameriacn Oscar performed earlier at Eurovision then the next birthday Eurovision star we name him first. But Germany selected him to be their Representative at Eurovision in 2009. Therefore he sang “Miss Kiss Kiss Bang” at the final in Moscow along with Alex Christensen. The song ended in 20th place out of 25 countires.

Amandine Bourgeois, 39

Amandine represented France in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö, with the song “L’enfer et moi”. She opened the show, and despite delivering a flawless performance, she only finished 23rd.

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

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