Rasmussen has travelled to Mafra, Portugal to film his postcard for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
Denmark’s Eurovision 2018 participant, Rasmussen, is the latest singer to travel to Portugal to film their postcard. The Danish postcard features the singer touring the National Palace of Mafra in the district of Lisbon. He stated on his social media that “I love this place, I’m sure many of the visitors thought Tormund was there”.
The postcards are short clips that are shown to the audience while the artist gets ready on stage. Rasmussen is now the eighth Eurovision artist to film their postcard, as the following have also filmed theirs:
Rasmussen will represent Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal this May. Rasmussen was selected after winning Dansk Melodi Grand Prix with his song “Higher Ground”.
Denmark debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 alongside Austria and the United Kingdom. To date Denmark has won the contest on three occasions, the first being in 1963 when Grethe & Jorgen Ingmann performed “Dansevise”. Denmark won the contest again in 2000 represented by the Olsen Brothers, their most recent victory came in 2013 when Emmelie de Forest performed “Only Teardrops”. Denmark failed to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 and 2016.