WDR has confirmed to Eurovoix that they are interested in participating in Eurovision Choir of the Year 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
WDR the German broadcaster behind the nations participation in Eurovision’s cultural contests has confirmed they are interested in taking part in Eurovision Choir of the Year 2019. The broadcaster could not confirm whether they will be taking part in the contest in Gothenburg, Sweden but stated that a decision would taken in the new year.
Jazzchor Freiburg represented Germany at Eurovision Choir of the Year in 2017. Germany did not place within the top three, however the contest did receive television coverage on WDR, SWR, SR and ARTE. To date the only nations to have confirmed their participation in next years contest are;
- Belgium – RTBF
- Romania – TVR
- Switzerland – RTS
- Wales – S4C
ERR the national broadcaster of Estonia has confirmed that they will not be participating in Eurovision Choir of the Year 2019.
Eurovision Choir of the Year 2017 was won by Carmen Manet from Slovenia. The choir performed two pieces during their six minutes on stage and beat off competition from eight other choirs from across Europe. Wales finished second in the final, while the host nation of Latvia finished third. The contest was broadcast live in ten countries across Europe and across the world online.