It’s time to pre-party! Songs have been selected, artists have been chosen and we now know all 43 entries for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. National final season may be over, but pre party season is just getting started. All 43 acts will hit the promo trail in advance of the contest and a key stop on the pan-European tour is the London Eurovision Party.
Since our last update, 10 more acts have been confirmed for the London Eurovision Party, taking the total to 15 acts announced so far for the event.
Eight of those acts are drawn from the Eurovision class of 2018. Spain’s. Bigging up the Big 5 are Spain’s Alfred & Amaia and Germany’s Michael Schulte.
They’ll share the stage with Czech Republic’s Mikolas Josef, Moldova’s DoReDos, Montenegro’s Vanja Radovanovic and Swiss siblings Zibbz.
Rasmussen from Denmark is also on the bill, as well as Poland’s Eurovision 2018 hopefuls Gromee ft Lukas Meijer.
London Eurovision Party Special Guests
As well as the eight acts from this year’s intake, two more special guests will take to the stage at the Cafe De Paris on April 5: Portugal Eurovision 2014 icon Susy and Norway’s Eurovision 2013 contestant Margaret Berger.
Susy won the hearts of Eurofans in Iberia, as a part of the “Kardashians” supergroup with Ruth Lorenzo and Conchita Wurst, and for her gusto performing “Quero Ser Tua” on stage in Copenhagen in 2014. She also recently appeared as a juror during UMK 2018, helping Finland pick a song for Saara Aalto.
Margaret Berger’s ice cool performance of dark electropop track “I Feed You My Love” helped Norway make it to the top 5 back in 2013, avenging Tooji’s last place finish in the 2012 Grand Final in Baku.
These ten acts will join headline act SuRie, Austria’s Cesar Sampson, France’s Madame Monsieur, Ireland’s Ryan O’Shaughnessy and Albania’s Eugent Bushpepa.
More acts will be announced in due course.