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Country
(alphabetical)

Performer

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Song Title

MOLDOVA

The Host Nation

NIKO NIKOVSKY
and the MOLDOVAN ENSEMBLE

If anyone deserves the title of Moldovan Pop Music royalty it’s Niko Nikovsky, winner of Moldova’s Got Talent not once, not twice but three times! Who better to escort us on our musical tour of tonight’s entries?

What I Have To Do

IRELAND

EFFIN

Twin brothers, Fergus and Finbar O'Flaherty combine to become pop music princes Effin, an Irish explosion of energy that ADHD drugs can barely take the edge off. 

Aggravating

MOROCCO

DHARA POPPINS 

Dhara brings the diversity to this year’s competition that it is famous for.  What other European event could possibly give us an Indian startlet representing an African nation?

Vindaloo

NETHERLANDS

POOKIE AND PANTS

Pookie Klootjes and Pants Heyming are two superstars in the Netherlands. Each has a stellar career as recording artists, actors and reality television stars. By combining their talents, the Netherlands is throwing down a real challenge to the rest of Europe!

Get Your Finger Out Of That Dyke

NORWAY

HAMMER OF THOR 

Sverre Larsen and Olaf Kjaerstad were child stars in the '90s who have come back in to the public gaze by forming this Folk/Heavy Metal bad - a unique musical mash-up of styles that neither is prepared to compromise on.

The Vikings

POLAND

BOGISLAW KLOPOT 

The Polish Minister for Culture has the last laugh on the doubters and those who didn't vote for him on 'Poland's Got Talent' by making it a government policy that only those elected to office can represent the country in any international popular music forum.

Song of Disillusionment and Despair

SPAIN

RUDOLFO AND REYNALDO ROBREDO

A Spanish father and son, each has a very successful solo career. Rudolfo is a Latin crooner and Reynaldo is a Spanish hip-hop artist.

Sexy Sexy

SWEDEN

ASTRID LUNGSTROMBERG 

Astrid is well known in Scandinavia as a performer with a number of hit songs to her credit. Such is her artistic integrity, that she has been known to dispense with music and lyrics completely at times in order to communicate the means of her songs using interpretive dance .

Semaphore of Love

UK

THE MORRISONS 

Siblings Michael, Martin, Marion and Betty are from a family singing act that stretches back for generations. They are well known in Portland from whence they come, but not much further afield. As well as singing, they have a passionate interest in Morris dancing. 

All Join Hands

UKRAINE

ANITCHKA 

Pop star Anitchka is on the cutting edge of current social media trends.  Some of her ‘private’ home recordings of her entertaining certain gentlemen admirers now come free in the Ukraine with every new digital television subscription.

Bang Me

VATICAN

MOTHER MORAG AND THE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL HARMONY 

Singing nuns aren't a new phenomenon, but these swinging sisters are happy to show that having their eyes turned up towards heaven doesn’t interfere with their ability to get down!

Temptation

MOLDOVA

The Host Nation

KATYA KOKOV, NIKO NIKOVSKY
and the MOLDOVAN ENSEMBLE

If one person could possibly carry the mantle of 'hostess with the mostest' for the entire Moldovan nation it’s Katya Kokov who emerged like a phoenix from the ashes of Soviet rule to establish a career defined by glamour and discipline.  Watch out Europe because there is every possibility that at some time in your life Katya has been watching you.

My Gypsy Violin

NIKO NIKOVSKY

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