EuroVisionary caught the Romanian band Hotel FM for a talk about how they actually got together in the first place and their stay here in Düsseldorf representing Romania at the Eurovision Song Contest.
With the first semi-final of the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest being only a few hours away you can now warm up with our videos from the dress rehearsal. This is the closest you get to seeing the show in advance.
At 21.00 it was time for the second dress rehearsal of the first semi final. It was another opportunity for the artists to tweak their performances and the organizers to get all the technical bits into place. Here are some reflections from this rehearsal.
This afternoon we saw the first dress rehearsal for the first semi final. It was the first opportunity for the artists to present themselves in front of a smaller audience. The rehearsal started with a delay of 20 minutes.
What does StarWars have to do with the Eurovision Song Contest? And who puts a marothon together with a Eurovision Song Contest? And who thinks journalists should starve due to a football match? Aparantly the Germans do.
EuroVisionary met up with the Latvian duo Musiqq for a talk about the national selection, their stay here in Düsseldorf and of course the upcoming second semi-final on Thursday where they will try to bring Latvia back to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. You can see all that and more in this video interview.
EuroVisionary got together with Sjonni's Friends today for a short talk about the national selection, their stay in Düsseldorf, their competitors at this year's Eurovision Song Contest, Selma and then you can hear a double chorus of their entry in both Icelandic and English.
Lena just finished her second rehearsal and left a very good impression. When it was announced that she would represent Germany again, nobody thought she could repeat her success of Oslo. But does she manage to convince the European audience once again?
Things went impressively smoothly in getting the stage set up for the Italian act who were next on stage after France. Raphael's white / transparent grand piano with steel trim looks fabulous on stage, especially when accompanied by a huge contrabass!