SVT has confirmed to Eurovoix that the broadcaster will be participating in Eurovision Choir of the Year 2019 in Gothenburg.
The Swedish national broadcaster SVT has confirmed to Eurovoix today that they will be participating in Eurovision Choir of the Year 2019. The broadcaster will be making their debut appearance in the competition which is to be held in the Swedish city of Gothenburg. SVT did not confirm whether they will be the host broadcaster for the contest.
Sweden joins both Switzerland and Romania in making their debut appearances in Eurovision Choir of the Year in 2019. To date a total of six broadcasters have publicly confirmed their participation in next years edition of the contest, the confirmed nations and broadcasters are:
- Belgium – RTBF
- Germany – WDR
- Romania – TVR
- Sweden – SVT
- Switzerland – RTS
- Wales – S4C
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.