Tonight, the 2019 Eurovision Choir contest will take place in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Ten choirs will compete for the title of ‘Eurovision Choir of the Year’. This year’s edition will be held in the Partille Arena and will be hosted by Ella Petersson and Petroc Trelawny, both experienced in hosting mainstream events. Deciding on the winner, will be the three-piece jury, made up of Deke Sharon, John Rutter and Katarina Henryson. The winning choir will receive a specially designed trophy and a free ticket to the 2020 World Choir Games held in Belgium.
Competing in this year’s contest are: Almakalia from Belgium; Alba from Scotland; Vocal Line from Denmark; Jazzva from Slovenia; Bonn Voice from Germany; Zero8 from Sweden; Babite Municipality Mixed Choir MASKA from Latvia; Cake O’Phonie from Switzerland; Volve Vokal from Norway and Ysgol Gerdd Ceredigion from Wales.
The show will begin at 20:30 CEST. These are the participating broadcasters who are showing the programme:
- Belgium: La Trois – from 20:30 CEST & via Auvio (Worldwide Access)
- Denmark: DR1 – from 20:30 CEST
- Germany: WDR – from 20:15 CEST (pre-programme)
- Latvia: LTV1 – from 20:25 CEST
- Norway: NRK – from 20:20 CEST
- Scotland: BBC Alba – from 19:30 BST
- Slovenia: RTV1 – from 20:40 CEST
- Sweden: SVT2 – from 20:30 CEST
- Switzerland: RTS un – from 20:30 CEST
- Wales: S4C – from 19:00 BST (pre-programme)
For those who do not live in one of these competing nations, you can watch the contest via SVT Play (Sweden) and Auvio (Belgium). You can follow the show for live updates via our brand new Live-Tweeting service, Tweet Takeover, click here.
Discover even more information about this year’s event in our previous article, here.
Article Sources: Previous ESCtakeover Articles / European Broadcasting Union
Image Source: European Broadcasting Union, © EBU / Reinis RudizitisImage