Ulla Essendrop is back as the Danish spokesperson during the final of the 63rd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal.
Ulla Essendrop returns for a third year as the spokesperson for Denmark during the jury voting at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Ulla has said that she has received many messages since being the lead of the press conferences in 2014;
I have experienced people who have written from Croatia, England and Australia and asked if it’s me again this year. So it is great that you have contact with a lot of people around the world.
Rasmussen won the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix back in February and will, therefore, represent Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal next month. Since his victory, Rasmussen has attended the pre-parties in London, Tel Aviv, and Amsterdam, where he has been promoting his song. He will travel to Lisbon on April 30 for his first rehearsal at the Altice Arena, where this years´ Eurovision takes place.
Rasmussen will be performing fifth on May 10 at the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
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.