The Heads of Delegations from the ten broadcasters competing in Eurovision Choir 2019 have traveled to Gothenburg for the final meeting before the contest.
This week saw the Heads of Delegations travel to Gothenburg, Sweden for the final meeting before this years edition of Eurovision Choir. The delegations were given an overview of what to expect from this years show, as well as a tour of the Partille Arena, the venue for the competition.
Jon Ola Sand the Executive Supervisor of the contest met with the delegations, as well as the production team for the contest. Nicol Matt has also returned as the Artistic Director of the competition.
Ten nations will take part in Eurovision Choir 2019 in Gothernburg, Sweden. The second edition of Eurovision Choir will take place on Saturday 3rd August at the Partille Arena in Sweden.
Participating in the contest are:
- Belgium – Almakalia
- Denmark – Vocal Line
- Germany – BonnVoice
- Latvia – Maska
- Norway – Volve Vokal
- Scotland – Alba
- Slovenia – Jazzva
- Sweden – Zero8
- Switzerland – Cake O’Phonie
- Wales – Ysgol Gerdd Ceredigion
This years competition will see the debuts of Norway, Scotland, Sweden and Switzerland at the competition. For Scotland it will be the first time that the nation has made an appearance at a Eurovision contest, following in the footsteps of Wales who made their first appearance in 2017.
The show which will be held in Gothenburg will be hosted by Petroc Trelawny and Ella Petersson. Petroc hosted Eurovision Young Musicians 2018 when it was held in Edinburgh, while Ella is a TV host for SVT’s cultural programming.
The judges who will determine the winner of this years contest are:
- Katarina Henryson – founding member of a cappella ensemble The Real Group
- John Rutter – Composer and Conductor, was also a judge in 2017
- Deke Sharon – US Producer and Arranger