Following its first and second episode the “Eurovision Home Concerts” series, issued by Eurovision tv, continues to unfold on April 17 with the third episode featuring eight more new acts from the Eurovision family. 

The Format

Eurovision Home Concerts is Eurovision tv’s  new series on its YouTube and social channels to bring the music to the people. The project features several Eurovision artists which  sing their ESC entries and a cover that is determined by an online voting.The choice of cover song is voted on by the social media followers using a poll with 4 possible options, as chosen by the artist themselves.

The third set of acts has been confirmed for the third episode of Eurovision Home Concerts. A total of eight talented acts will be performing in the next episode of Eurovsion Home Concerts set to be released on April 17. These are:

  • Jeangu Macrooy( The Netherlands 2020)

Jeangu Macrooy was internally selected by the Dutch broadcaster to represent the country on home soil at Eurovision 2020. The Dutch act was supposed to perform his entry “Grow’ but due to the cancellation of this year’s contest didn’t reacht the Eurovision stage. However the Dutch organisers have already decided that it will be sticking with Jeangu for Eurovision 2021.

  • Hurricane (Serbia 2020) 

 

Hurricane won the Serbian national final, Beovizija 2020, with their entry “Hasta La Vista” , earning the right to represent the country in Rotterdam. Unfortunately their Eurovision journey remained incomplete due to the Eurovision 2020 cancellation after the covid-19 pndemic. RTS however hasn’t revealed yet its ESC 2021 plans and whether it will hold a new national final or continue with Hurricane.

  • Lake Malawi (Czech Republic 2019)

 

Lake Malawi represented Czech Republic at Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv with their song “Friend of Friend” which finished 11th in the Grand final. This year the band joined its leading vocalist , Albert Černý, during his participation in Polish national final on Szansa na Sukces – Eurowizja 2020, where he came second with his entry “Lucy”. 

  • Ulrikke (Norway 2020)

Ulrikke won the Norwegian national final, with her entry “Attention” and earned the right to represent Norway at Eurovision 2020. However the Grand Prix 2020 winner didn’t have the chance to complete her Eurovision journey and according to NRK’s annoucement she will have to take part in next year’s national final with a new song if she wants to reach the Eurovision 2021 stage.

  • Victor Crone (Estonia 2019)

Victor Crone represented Estonia at Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv, with his song “Storm” which finished 20th in the grand final. This year he joined the 2020 line up for Melodifestivalen 2020. With his song, “Troubled Waters”, he qualified to the final from the fourth semifinal and finished in ninth place. According to the online voting results, Victor will also sing “Goodbye to Yesterday” the Estonian ESC 2015 entry performed then by  Elina Born and Stig Rästa.

  • Jalisse (Italy 1997)

 

Jalisse,  the Italian musical duo consisting of spouses Alessandra Drusian and Fabio Ricci won the Sanremo festival back in 1997 with their song “Fiume di parole” and went representing Italy at Eurovision 1997 in Dublin, ranking 4th. This was Italy’s last ESC participation until 2011 when the country made its comeback to the competition. According to the online voting results the italian duo will perform additionally the Italian ESC 1987 entry “Gente di Mare”  performed by Umberto Tozzi Raf.

  • Uku Suviste (Estonia 2020) 

 

Uku Suviste , won this year the Estonian national final with his entry, “What Love Is”  and was to fly the flag in Rotterdam. However the Eesti Laul 2020 winner didn’t reach the stage as the Eurovision 2020 was cancelled. Although his ESC 2020 journey was interrupted, the Estonian national broadcaster offered him a spot directly in the semi finals of next year’s national selection, skipping the auditions’ phase.

  • Lesley Roy (Ireland 2020)

Lesley Roy was internally selected by the Irish broadcaster (RTE) to represent the country At Eurovision 2020 in Rotterdam. Lesley was set to perform “Story of my life” in Rotterdam Ahoy” but eventually did have the chance to sing in Rotterdam as the covid-19 pandemic caused the cancellation of this year’s contest.