Eurovision lovers are eagerly awaiting the return of the 2023 song contest winner.
On Tuesday (May 9), the semi-final is broadcast on BBC One and sees Loreen make it through to the final this Saturday.
The Swedish singer had previously entered the annual contest in 2012, winning with the song “Euphoria”.
Her place in the final cemented her as a favorite candidate to win this year’s event. The UK contestant was Mae Muller with the song “I Wrote a Song”.
Fans were thrilled to see the return of Loreen, whose 2023 Eurovision track is titled “Tattoo”, and praised the singer for her thoughtful response to a question. backstage press conference.
Loreen – whose real name is Lorine Zineb Nora Talhaoui – was asked by a reporter if she was worried about a rehearsal video where “her vocals weren’t perfect” and if she felt she had to “prove “self or not.
In response, Loreen smiled and smiled slowly, before adding sarcastically: “Isn’t the pitch perfect, honey? What do you talking about?
Her answer drew laughter and feedback from other reporters present at the conference, and received praise on social media from users who called it “perfect”.
Taking the question as a joke, she added: “Do you know how hard it is to sing a bloody song and dance at the same time?”
Eurovision semi-finals are being hosted by Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon, Ukrainian singer Julia Sanina and Ted Lasso‘s Hannah Waddingham, who “stolen the show” with her “unreal” voice.
Tuesday night’s semi-final saw 15 nations vying for a spot in the Finals.
The 10 progressive actions include Sweden, Finland, Norway, Israel, Serbia, Portugal, Croatia, Switzerland, Moldova and Czechia.
Meanwhile, the 5 countries with the lowest number of votes should be eliminated from the contest: Malta, Latvia, Ireland, Azerbaijan and the Netherlands.
The next semi-final will be on Thursday (May 11) before the Finals on Saturday (May 13).
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