An Xtra Happy Birthday; 30 June

Greetings to Denmark, France/Algeria and Malta!

Can you believe that it is already 30th of June?Time surely does flies, and just as yesterday, 29th of June, there are three Eurovision Stars that have a birthday. Two of them took part at Eurovision as solo artist and one birthday guy was part of a duo. All three of them finished in top 10 at Eurovision, that is 3rd, 8th and 10th place. Michael Techl, Guy Mardel and Miriam Christine are born on this day.

Guy Mardel, 74

France selected Guy to be their representative at Eurovision in 1965. Therefore he sang”N’avoue jamais”  at the contest. His song was very well revived, that is in ended in 3rd place out of 18 acts.

Michael Techl, 47

Michael represented Denmark at the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest in Jerusalem. He was part of a duo, alongside Trine Jepsen. They performed “This Time I Mean It”, finishing in a very respectable 8th place.

Miriam Christine, 40

Miriam Christine was the Maltese representative at the 1996 Eurovision in Oslo. There she performed the song “In a Woman’s Heart”, and finished in shared 10th place.

We all here at escXtra wish the three of them a Xtra wonderful birthday!

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