NDR has today made an open call for people who want to be part of the nations 100 member Eurovision 2019 selection jury.
Germany is already searching for people interested in having their say in who will represent their nation in Israel next May. NDR is looking for 100 people to be part of their ‘Eurovision Jury’. The 100 individuals will have an array of taste in Eurovision music and will represent a broad range of fans and viewers of the competition.
The ‘Eurovision Jury’ will help in two stages of the selection process. They will help determine the participants who will take to the stage of the German national final. The jury will then also vote again during the selection show alongside the German public and International jury.
NDR is working together with Simon-Kucher & Partners to determine the members of the jury from the applications that are received. The company are experts in complex data models, app voting and voting at the Eurovision Song Contest via Digame Mobile.
Michael Schulte finished 4th in the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 for Germany, he scored a total of 340 points. The singer performed “You Let Me Walk Alone” and brought the nation their best result since Lena won the competition in 2010.
Germany was one of seven countries to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956. The country has taken part in every contest since then, apart from in 1996 when they failed to make it through the qualifying round. To date Germany has won the contest twice, the first time being in 1982 when Nicole sang “Ein Bisschen Frieden” in Harrogate, which later became a global hit. Germany didn’t win again until 2010, when Lena sang “Satellite” in Oslo. She received 9 sets of 12 points, scoring 236 points overall.