Denmark & Vocal Line are the winners of Eurovision Choir 2019

Denmark have won the 2019 edition of the Eurovision Choir contest, which took place in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Denmark won tonight’s show after moving onto the Super Final with three other choirs. In the end, Vocal Line was victorious, winning a beautiful, hand-crafted trophy and tickets to the World Choir Games in Belgium next year. Latvia, Denmark and Slovenia all made it to the Super Final, where they performed once again, around three minutes long. Jazzva from Slovenia came in third place and Maska from Latvia finished in second position.

The Show

Tonight’s show took place at the Partille Arena, Gothenburg, Sweden. We saw ten choirs battle it out for the title of ‘Eurovision Choir of the Year’ Competing tonight was (in order):

01.SwedenZero8
02.BelgiumAlmakalia
03.LatviaKoris Maska
04.GermanyBonnvoice
05.NorwayVolve Vokal
06.DenmarkVocal Line
07.ScotlandAlba
08.SloveniaJazzva
09.SwitzerlandCake O’Phonie
10.WalesYsgol Gerdd Ceredigion

Hosting tonight’s event Ella Petersson, head of the music department at SVT, Sweden’s national broadcaster, and Petroc Trelawny, who is a BBC Radio 3 presenter and previously hosted the 2018 Eurovision Young Musicians contest held in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. We saw three jury members tonight. Deke Sharon from America. Deke is a performer, arranger, music producer, producer and coach known for producing five seasons of NBC’s ‘The Sing Off’. The second jury member is John Rutter from the United Kingdom. John is a composer and conductor, and he is known for his church & choral music. His pieces have recently been featured in the past two royal weddings. The third member of the Eurovision Choir Jury iwas Katarina Henryson from Sweden. Katarina works with various music genres and is known for being part of the acapella group, The Real Group, for the past 32 years.

Find out more about tonight’s event here.

Article Source: European Broadcasting Union

Image Source: Photos by the EBU

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