Sarah McTernan has revealed that performance of “22” at Eurovision will have a 50’s styling to it.
Speaking this afternoon on RTÉ Radio One, Sarah McTernan revealed that her performance at Eurovision will have a 50’s diner vibe to it. Adding that the performance will feature two dancers. Adele Dempsey and Rihanna Binns will be joining the Irish delegation in Tel Aviv. Overall the performance has been described as “colourful and fun”.
Sarah will also be joined by three backing singers for her performance in Israel. The backing singers are Fiona Harte, Michael Hopkins and Ciara O’Connor.
Elements of the 50’s vibe have previously been seen when Sarah gave her first performance of “22” on Dancing With The Stars. You can see her performance below:
Who is Sarah McTernan?
Sarah McTernan is best known for participating in The Voice of Ireland in 2015. She made it through the Blind Auditions stage and was selected to be part of Rachel Stevens’ team. She then made it all the way through to the Live Shows before going on to finish third in the final.
In 2018 Sarah was one of a number of singers who applied to represent San Marino at Eurovision. She did not make it through to the latter stages of the contest having been knocked out in the online vote.
Ireland debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1965 and is currently the most successful country to have participated in the contest, winning a total of seven times. During the 1990’s Ireland was a powerhouse in the contest becoming the first country to win three years in a row from 1992 to 1994. Since 2000 Ireland has struggled in the contest having qualified from the semi-final into the final just six out of a possible 13 times. Ireland’s last top 10 result came in 2011 when Jedward finished 8th in Dusseldorf.