Live Eurovision Song Contest: Mustii does not go to the final, Joost Klein does not participate in rehearsals due to ‘incident’

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  • 17:02

    Message from ABBA members in the Eurovision Song Contest final

    The members of ABBA make their appearance in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. They are part of an interval act celebrating exactly fifty years since their hit Waterloo won the event, as was evident at the first rehearsal on Friday.

    During the finale, a message from the ABBA members will be shown, but it is not yet clear whether it is really about the quartet. The screens went black during this part. This may involve the holograms currently on display at the ABBA Voyage show in London.

    After ABBA’s message, former Eurovision Song Contest candidates Charlotte Perrelli, Carola and Conchita Wurst sing the song Waterloo in the audience.

    ABBA gave Sweden its first Eurovision win in 1974 in Brighton. Since then, the country has won six more times. Sweden, together with Ireland, holds the record with seven victories. For ABBA, the Eurovision Song Contest marked the beginning of a worldwide breakthrough.

    ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974. Image BELGAIMAGE
  • 4:00 pm

    Joost Klein will not participate in Eurovision rehearsals ‘for the time being’ due to ‘incident’

    Joost Klein, the Dutch entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, will not participate in the rehearsals of the music competition ‘for the time being’. The EBU said this on Friday.

    The first rehearsals for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest took place on Friday. Joost Klein was supposed to take the stage as the fifth act, but instead of the singer, Israel appeared, which comes after the Dutchman in the running order.

    Read the full article.

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  • 15:55

    Mustii does not reach the Eurovision finals: ‘It’s all about the message I share’

    The party stopped earlier than expected: our country did not advance to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. Too bad for watching Belgium and Mustii.

    The morning spoke to him and followed the artist during his adventure in Malmö. “It’s a strong year in terms of competition, unfortunately we don’t have full control over this.”

    Mustii during the second semi-final in Sweden. Image Photo News
  • 15:54

    Union interrupts semi-final on VRT with message of support

    Before the start of the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest, the VRT unions showed a message of support for the Palestinian people. “We condemn the violations of human rights by the State of Israel,” it read.

    Read more here.

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  • 15:53

    Joost Klein at the Eurovision Song Contest: ‘Don’t forget that I’m ‘talking about’ in Dutch for three minutes on that stage’

    He is given a good chance of winning the Eurovision Song Contest with his hardcore hit ‘Europapa’, but how big does Joost Klein himself dream?

    We asked him in a windmill in Malmö. ‘Currently I’m mainly focusing on what drinks will be served in the Green Room.’

    Read the full interview with Joost Klein here.

  • 15:51

    Anyone who has seen Joost perform live knows: Europe will not know what hit it. Everything about Eurovision 2024

    Joost Klein can dream big, everyone goes ‘slut!’ shout out to the Spanish entry (and that is the intention) and the Swedes send two Norwegians.

    Who is the hoped-for winner and who is the underdog? And who will win according to the bookmakers? Read everything you need to know about Eurovision 2024 here.

The article is in Dutch

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