Yesterday’s announcement that the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest would be hosted in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv has become headline news in various media outlets across Europe. In response, British newspaper The Daily Express reached out to this year’s Finnish Eurovision representative Saara Aalto to find out just what Saara thinks it could take for the UK to be next year’s winning nation.
A UK supergroup?
After supporting Steps on tour over the summer, The X Factor UK runner-up Saara believes that the pop group could be the answer to the UK’s Eurovision woes… and that she’d love to join them to make a supergroup for the UK!
“I was touring with Steps in June in the UK on their Stadium Tour and it was so great. I know people really want them to do Eurovision for the UK – I’m like, ‘hmm, maybe I should join them!’”Saara Aalto
“I love Faye [Tozer] doing Strictly Come Dancing, she’s so lovely, and I really want to work with themSaara Aalto
. Somaybe we should do Eurovision for the UK. I would love that.”
“I would love to do it again”
Whether alongside Steps or not, Saara also revealed that she would love to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest again after getting everything she wanted out of this year’s experience in Lisbon.
“I definitely got what I wantedSaara Aalto
. Iloved my performance, I did it with Brian Friedman – who I worked with on X Factor. I loved the whole event. I would love to do it again.”
Join Saara in her Wild Wild Wonderland!
Next month, Saara embarks on her Wild Wild Wonderland headlining tour spanning numerous concerts across the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Denmark and, of course, Finland. Saara’s concert in Madrid has already sold out so make sure you grab your tickets quick!
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