The three songs that will form the medley that Alba will perform at Eurovision Choir 2019 have been revealed.
“An t-Iarla Diùrach”, “Innis dhomhsa cà il thu cadal” and “Siud a rud a thogadh fonn” are the three songs that the Scottish participants in Eurovision Choir will perform this weekend. The three songs will be performed in the first round of the competition, in which Alba will be competing for one of three spots in the ‘Super final’.
The medley that Alba will perform on stage in Gothenburg has been created by Sileas Sinclar from Oban, Sileas is a composer and a conductor of a choir in Oban.
The Scottish entrants have been specifically created to compete in Eurovision Choir. The choir is formed of singers from across Scotland and from all walks of life.
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.
Source: Stornoway Gazette