Denmark will participate in Eurovision Choir of the Year 2019.
The European Broadcasting Union have confirmed that Denmark will participate in the 2019 edition of Eurovision Choir of The Year, bringing the total number of participants up to eleven. Danish broadcaster DR had been in talks with the EBU, as they were originally not planning on taking part.
The eleven participating countries are:
- Belgium – RTBF
- Denmark – DR
- France – France Télévisions – Debut
- Germany – WDR
- Latvia – LTV
- Norway – NRK – Debut
- Scotland – BBC Alba – Debut
- Slovenia – RTVSLO
- Sweden – SVT – Debut
- Switzerland – RTS – Debut
- Wales – S4C
The EBU stated to the Catalan newspaper El Nacional, that the line up for Eurovision Choir of the Year 2019 is still open to additions. Additional broadcasters are welcome to participate in the contest in Gothenburg, should they be able to fit in with the current production timeline.
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.