The conductors who will lead each of the ten competing choirs in Eurovision Choir 2019 have been revealed.
The European Broadcasting Union has revealed the conductors who will guide their choir on stage at Eurovision Choir 2019. Two of the conductors in this years contest have previous experience on the Eurovision stage, having represented their countries at the Eurovision Song Contest.
The conductors are:
- Belgium – Nicolas Dorian – Represented Belgium in 2011 as part of Witloof Bay
- Denmark – Jens Johansen
- Germany – Tono Wissing
- Latvia – Jānis Ozols – Represented Latvia in 2006 as part of Cosmos
- Norway – Gro Espedal
- Scotland – Joy Dunlop
- Slovenia – Jasna Žitnik
- Sweden – Rasmus Krigström
- Switzerland – Antonie Krattinger
- Wales – Islwyn Evans
Eurovision Choir 2019 takes place on August 3 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The running order for the show is as follows:
- Sweden – Zero8
- Belgium – Almakalia
- Latvia – Koris Maska
- Germany – Bonnvoice
- Norway – Volve Vokal
- Denmark – Vocal Line
- Scotland – Alba
- Slovenia – Jazzva
- 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.