An Xtra Happy Birthday; week 50!

December 12th

There are three Eurovision singers that celebrate their birthday today! Two birthday ladies and one birthday gentleman.

Gianni Morandi, 74

Italy selected Giani to be there representative at Eurovision in 1970.
That is why he sang  “Occhi di ragazza” in Amsterdam, where Italy placed 8th out of 12 countries. He has also been successful at Sanremo festival, and won it in 1987 with the song “Si può dare di più“.

Natalia Gordienko, 31

Moldova selected Natalia along with Arsenium  to go on their behalf to Eurovision in 2006. They performed the song “Loca” in Athens, where they ended in 20th place out of 22.

Anna Bergendahl, 27

Sweden selected Anna Bergendahl to preform for them in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest. Therefore she stood up on the stage in Oslo, Norway, where she sang the song “This Is My Life”. Like we mentioned earlier, she failed to qualify to the final. This was because she finished in 11th place in her semi final, only five points behind the 10th place. Anna is also one of the names revealed for Melodifestivalen 2019. 

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Hlynur Sigurðsson

Icelandic Eurovision fan!

Comments on An Xtra Happy Birthday; week 50!

  • Shai

    Mei Finegold was in Copenhagen, Denmark and not in Malmo,Sweden

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