WDR has announced that Peter Urban will be the German commentator for Eurovision Choir 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
WDR, the broadcaster behind Germany’s participation in Eurovision Choir, has announced that Peter Urban will be providing the commentary for this years contest. Peter Urban has been the voice of the Eurovision Song Contest in Germany since 1997.
The German broadcaster will also for the first time be broadcasting Eurovision Choir live to viewers. The show will be live from 20:15 CET on August 3 with 15 minutes of pre-contest coverage by Catherine Vogel and Nora Abu-Oun.
BonnVoice will represent Germany at the second edition of Eurovision Choir. They were selected to represent Germany after winning Der beste Chor im Westen in 2018. The choir beat off competition from four other choirs in a live final on WDR.
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.