Back on May 17, as the Eurovision 2015 stars walked the red carpet ahead of the Opening Ceremony, we got a sense of how they were feeling just days before the semi finals. Watching the footage now that the contest has ended can be heartbreaking — some of our pre-contest favourites eventually crashed and burned.
Among them was the volcanic beauty María Ólafs, who walked barefoot down the red carpet, looking beautiful, with her hair back and wearing an amazing purple-ish dress. wiwibloggs caught up with her — and her mentor Hera Björk — twice on the red carpet. The first rehearsal didn’t go that well — María was slightly ill — but she felt better after the second. “It was much better, than on Thursday. Now I’m really excited,” she said. We had to ask about her dress. “It’s designed by Sunna Dögg, who also designed my dress for the stage. The dress represents freedom.”
María finished 15th out of 17 acts in semi final 2.
Maria on the red carpet
Hera Björk on the red carpet
Maria at the Nordic Party
Maria after her second rehearsal
Maria after her first rehearsal
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