Rykka sings that she’s not afraid to be brave and she lived up to that during her first rehearsal at Eurovision 2016. From her outfit to her hair to her staging this was cavalier and crazy.
The act opens with a close-up of Rykka, whose bra appears to be on fire and emitting smoke. As the camera pans out her daring sartorial choices come into sharper focus. She pairs a black and bejewelled tank top with a see-through skirt, showing off her slim pins and perfect panty line. It sounds like a hot mess, but this is a hot mess on ice — bringing the heat yet remaining decidedly cool.
The LED is simple yet effective, creating a blue fantasyland that is at once futuristic and classic. The floor takes on a variety of guises, at times looking like a starry sky and squiggly sperm. Inspired by nature, Rykka stands beneath a digital waterfall and also performs a minute-long pee-pee dance in which she stands in place bobbing like her bladder is about to pop.
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Photo: Eurovision.tv (EBU)