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Humor in Eurovision 2018: Who is the comedian of ESC2018?

Posted by Eurovision On Top on May 9, 2018 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Herman José is considered by many as the "father" of contemporary humor in Portugal. He has German and Portuguese descent and began his activity in 1975.


He was already known to the public for having played some of the best known humor programs, when in 1983 he was ranked 2nd in the Portuguese national final. In total, he edited 7 albums although television is his most stable place. He currently has a TV show on humor and talk show every wednesday.


In Eurovision, he will appear in the style of documentary National Geographic, showing a little more about Portugal - It will be Planet Portugal. In every show.

However, this will not be the only moment with humor and facts in the Eurovision final this year next saturday.


Esclopedia, about the most incredible facts related to Eurovision (strange instruments, bizarre professions songs that left marks ...) and 1973, the story of how a song that represented Portugal in Eurovision became the password of a revolution - the portuguese entry of 1974.


Another piece of humor will be called 53 Long Years, about the multiple ways Portugal tried to win Eurovision until 2017.


source: DN

Top 5 things about Jessika Muscat (San Marino)

Posted by Eurovision On Top on May 9, 2018 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)

1.Jessica was first discovered on Maltese national television in 2008 during the Malta Song for Europe Festival.

2.In 2011 Jessika managed to make it to the finals of the national selection for the Eurovsion Song Contest, Malta Eurovision Song Contest with the song Down Down Down, which she wrote herself.

 

3.She would participate in the Maltese selection several times in 2012 2013 and 2014.

4.Jessika teamed up with Philip Vella and Gerard James Borg to create the song The Flame for the 2016 Maltese national selection, placing seventh.

5.She has also released several songs outside of the Maltese Eurovision selection, her latest, Edge Of Tomorrow, was released in August 2017.


 

Top 5 things about Iriao (Georgia)

Posted by Eurovision On Top on May 8, 2018 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

1.Iriao is an ethno-fusion band founded in Tbilisi, Georgia.

2.The band’s repertoire is based on Georgian polyphonic music and harmony, saturated with jazz and modern music elements.

3.The group's name is derived from a phrase, "Iriao-uruao" which comes the famous yodeling singing style "Krimanchuli" of Georgian traditional polyphonic music.

4.David Malazonia is the band leader and he was one of the first composers introducing this music genre in Georgia.

5. Iriao’s debut performance took place in 2013 in Tbilisi and the group have gained recognition internationally ever since.



 

Top 5 Things about DoReDos (Moldova)

Posted by Eurovision On Top on May 8, 2018 at 6:20 AM Comments comments (0)

1.DoReDos is a Moldovan folk-pop trio formed in 2011 from Rîbnița. 2.The group consists of Marina Djundiet, Eugeniu Andrianov, and Sergiu Mîța.

3.They had previously attempted to represent Moldova in 2015 and 2016.

4.They got their name from the first two notes of the musical scale.

5. In 2017, DoReDoS won the contest New Wave in Sochi, Russia and there they caught the attention of Russian singer, songwriter and 1995 russian participant Philipp Kirkorov, who composed the song My Lucky day.


 

Who are Gromee and Lukas Meijer?

Posted by Eurovision On Top on May 8, 2018 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Andrzej Gromala born 14th December 1978 in Kraków better known by his stage name Gromee, is a Polish DJ, record producer, remixer and owner of Kingztown Music.

At the Eska Music Awards 2017 he won the award for Best DJ/Producer.

As a producer, he collaborates with the world's biggest studios. His solo project has already included e.g. Andreas Moe, known for being part of Tiesto's or Hardwell's tracks.

In April 2016 Gromee was the support act for Mariah Carey’s first ever Polish concert.

Lukas Meijer is a singer and songwriter based in Stockholm, Sweden

With his band No Sleep For Lucy, Lukas had the honour of working with a lot of talented people in the music industry. Stevie Aiello (30 Seconds To Mars), and Grammy nominee Mark Holman (Daughtry, Three Days Grace) are just some of the names Lukas and his band worked with over the years.



 


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