Tonight, 3 countries will continue their journey in selecting the act for Eurovision 2021
At the end of the night we will hear the 14th entry entering the playlist of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam
When – 20:00 CET 21:10 CET
Link – RTVSLO
In the show EMA 2021, hosted by Lea Sirk and Nejc Šmit, we will premiere the song with which Ana Soklič will perform at Eurovision 2021.
The hosts will take us through the history of the most resounding Slovenian and Yugoslav performances, as this year we commemorate the 60th anniversary of the first performance of the former common state at the Eurovision Song Contest and Privšek’s Some Ancient Star. Former Eurovision representatives from Slovenia will tell us what they want for Ana on her Eurovision trip to Rotterdam this year.
What we can tell about the song?
#1. The lyrics are in English.
#2. The composer of the song, has already submitted a song for Eurovision that won a contest that year. This is probably Charlie Mason who wrote “Rise Like a Phoenix” (Austria 2014).
#4. This international composer has collaborated with international musicians like Miley Cyrus
#5. The song includes a use in pre-recorded backing vocals.
#6. The song isn’t a ballad this time.
When – 20:00 CET to 21:30 CET
Link – SVT
Tonight, Sweden continues the journey to Eurovision 2021 with the 4th semi-final of “Melodifestivalen 2021”. 7 artists will compete for 2 spots in the final while 2 other will qualify for the second round “Andra Chansen”
The competing acts are:
- Tess Merkel – Good Life [Song Snippet] [Rehearsal Snippet]
- Lovad – Allting är precis likadant [Song Snippet] [Rehearsal Snippet]
- Efraim Leo – Best Of Me [Song Snippet] [Rehearsal Snippet]
- The Mamas – In The Middle [Song Snippet] [Rehearsal Snippet]
- Sannex – All Inclusive [Song Snippet] [Rehearsal Snippet]
- Clara Klingenström – Behöver inte dig idag [Song Snippet] [Rehearsal Snippet]
- Eric Saade – Every Minute [Song Snippet] [Rehearsal Snippet]
When -22:00 CET to 0:30 CET
Portugal will continue their journey to select an act for Eurovision 2021 with the 2nd semi-final 1 of “Festival da Canção 2021”. 10 artists will compete in the first semi-final, but only 5 among them will qualify for the final.
The running order of tonight’s show:
- Da Chick – I Got Music
- Tainá – Jasmim
- Ariana – Mundo Melhor
- EU.CLIDES – VOLTE-FACE
- Joana Alegre – Joana do Mar
- Pedro Gonçalves – Não Vou Ficar
- Ana Tereza – Com um Abraço
- Carolina Deslandes – Por um Triz
- Graciela – A Vida Sem Acontecer
- NEEV – Dancing in the Stars
Format – The results will be determined ny 50% public voting and 50% national jury voting.
The jury panel consists of 6 people:
#1. Marta Carvalho – Last year composer and writer of “Medo de Sentir” (winner of “Festival da Canção 2020”)
#2. NBC – Runner-up of “Festival da Canção 2019”
#3. Paulo de Carvalho – The winner of “Festival da Canção” in years 1974 and 1977
#4. Rita Carmo -Photographer
#5. Rita Guerra – Represented Portugal at Eurovision 2003
#6. Vanessa Augusto – Television presenter
Playlists can be found in different digital platforms
Our full review of the songs can be reached by clicking on the image
You can watch our reaction video for the second semi-final songs:
You can find all the relevant information on our Eurovision 2021 homepage: