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Eurovision’18: Jury Members Revealed

The 214 jury members who are deciding half the voting at this years Eurovision Song Contest have been announced.

The five jury members from each of the forty-three competing countries in this years contest. The 214 jurors will be ranking the songs in the semi-finals and the final. As ever there are a number of stand out jurors including;

  • Austria – Nathan Trent – 2016 participant
  • Belgium – Bob Savenberg – 1991 participant
  • Belgium – Laura Tesoro – 2016 participant
  • Belgium – Tom Dice – 2010 participant
  • Denmark – Bryan Rice – Multiple DMGP participant
  • Denmark – Emmelie de Forest – 2013 winner
  • Ireland – Niamh Kavanagh – 1993 winner
  • Latvia – Aminata – 2015 participant
  • Lithuania – Miss Sheep – Eurovizijos participant
  • Malta – Amber – 2015 participant
  • Moldova – Cristina Scarlat – 2014 participant
  • Norway – Hanne Haugsand – 2000 participant
  • Serbia – Bojana Stamenov – 2015 participant
  • Slovenia – Raiven – EMA participant

The EBU has revealed that the jury make up of this years contest is as follows;

  • The youngest juror, aged 16, comes from Estonia. The oldest, at 74, is part of the Croatian jury
  • The average age of the jurors is 40.8 years old, just a few months older than last year’s average
  • 102 jurors are female, 113 are male
  • Georgia, Lithuania and Montenegro all invited professors to their jury.

A total of 43 countries will take part in the 2018 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. This includes Russia, as they return to the contest after a year break. The 43 participating countries are:

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • FYR Macedonia
  • Germany
  • Georgia
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Malta
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom

The official slogan for this year’s contest is “All Aboard!”, and was chosen to represent a celebration of Europe and music. The slogan was inspired by Lisbon’s longstanding history as an important global seaport and the importance of the ocean in Portugal’s history. The ocean has connected Portugal to the rest of the world for centuries, and this connectivity is intended to invite people from across the world to come together to celebrate music and Eurovision.

Source: Eurovision.tv

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