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Destination Eurovision 2nd semi-final jury revealed

Heads of delegations and former Eurovision stars

France Télévision have revealed the names of the five jurors who will vote in the second semi-final of Destination Eurovision this Saturday. 

In Destination Eurovision 2019, all three shows will have a jury of international experts who will be voting for their favourite songs, their points accounting for 50% of the total (the other 50% televote points). Both semi-finals will have a different jury of five members, and the final will have a jury of ten international experts.

The jurors for the second semi-final

The second semi-final of Destination Eurovision 2019 will be broadcast live on Saturday 19th, at 9pm CET, and last just under three hours. The lineup of the international jurors are:

  • 🇸🇪 Christer Björkman – Melodifestivalen and Eurovision Producer (Sweden)
  • 🇦🇹 Zoe Straub – Represented Austria at Eurovision 2016 (Austria)
  • 🇨🇿 Mikolas Josef – Represented Czech Republic at Eurovision 2018 (Czech Republic)
  • 🇬🇪 Natia Mshvenieradze – Head of Delegation (Georgia)
  • 🇦🇲 Anushik Ter-Ghukasyan – Head of Delegation (Armenia)

As with the first semi-final, the jury will help select the four artists to reach the final and join the four already selected last weekend. The expert panel of French singers/songwriters (André Manoukian, Vitaa and Christophe Willem) will return to give their opinion on each performance, but again will not vote.

Destination Eurovision: Second Semi-Final

  • Doutson – Sois un bon fils
  • Seemone – Tous les deux
  • The Divaz – La voix d’Aretha
  • Emmanuel Moire – La promesse
  • Tracy de Sà – Por Aqui
  • Philipelise – Madame la Paix
  • Noémie – Ma petite famille
  • Ugo – Ce qui me blesse
  • Gabriella  -On cherche encore

Don’t forget to check our original and comprehensive guide of all the artists and songwriters from Destination Eurovision 2019! Also, do check our Twitter account during the show this Saturday, if you want to know what the French expert jury says of each performance!

What do you think of the jurors? Are they well-chosen? Who might they favour in the semi-final? Tell us more in the comments below or on social media at @escxtra !

Tom O'Donoghue

Music photographer based in Somerset, United Kingdom. Photographer for London Eurovision Party.

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