An Xtra Happy Birthday; 26 July!

Greeting to Finland and Lithuania!

Yesterday on 25th of July five Eurovision artist celebrated their birthday. Today however there are two Eurovision Birthday Girls. One took part at Eurovision in 1966 and the other much later, that is in 2011. Evelina Sasenko and Ann-Christine Nystøm where born on the 26th of July.

Ann-Christine Nystrøm, 64

Finland selected Ann-Christine in the 1966 to be their reprecentative at the Eurovision Song Contest. Therefore she performed the song “Playboy”  at the stage in Luxembourg. Her entry finished about halfway down the scoreboard, that is in 10th place.

Evelina Sasenko, 31

Evelina represented Lithuania in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest in Dusseldorf. She performed the song “C’est ma vie”, a bilingual entry in English and French. She qualified as number five from her semi-final, but in the grand final she finished 19th.

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

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