Your daily Eurovision news round-up has landed. In the build up to the song contest kicking off in Liverpool this May, the team here at wiwibloggs is bringing you all the latest news from the world of Eurovision 2023.
In today’s Eurovision daily digest, Sudden Lights take a dip in the Baltic sea, and Lord of the Lost receive a special message from some Eurovision legends. But first…
Eurovision 2023 news: Monday 3 April
Eurovision stage construction begins at Liverpool Arena
Preparations are underway inside the Liverpool Arena. Construction staff are hard at work putting together the Eurovision 2023 stage, and they’ve got a little help from a local legend. The Queen of Scotty Road popped by to offer the team some words of encouragement. “Times are hard and friends a few, tara to you.”
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Ruth Lorenzo will be Spain’s spokeperson
Spain’s spokeperson for Eurovision 2023 will reportedly be Ruth Lorenzo. She who sang “Dancing in the rain” in Copenhagen 2014 will be returning to the competition, albeit only to give the points from Spain. Ruth has been in the wishlists of Spanish fans to come back since she competed… will this mean she’s one step closer to Benidorm Fest 2024? (Luis)
Loreen to host Reddit Ask Me Anything
Got a burning question for Loreen? Now’s your chance to ask it. The Eurovision 2012 champion and Sweden’s hope for 2023 will host an AMA session on Reddit tomorrow, Tuesday 4 April at 18:00 BST. Head on over to the r/popheads subreddit to submit your questions.
Winner of the 2012 @Eurovision Song Contest and this year’s representative for Sweden, @LOREEN_TALHAOUI will be joining us for an AMA on Tues, Apr 4 at 1pm ET / 10am PT / 6pm BST / 7pm CET! We are thrilled to have her join us and answer all your questions. It’s Eurovision season! pic.twitter.com/hopl6Ks2AW— r/popheads (@popheads) March 31, 2023
Sudden Lights film Latvia’s Eurovision postcard
Sudden Lights took a trip to the seaside to film their Eurovision postcard. On the Latvian coast, the “Aijā” stripped down to their trunks for a dip in the cold waters of the Baltic sea.
Sveiki from Latvia ??— BBC Eurovision (@bbceurovision) April 3, 2023
Sudden Lights have been busy at the seaside, braving the very cold sea – well done lads! ? pic.twitter.com/5rR5z3ovoT
Lordi sends message of support to Germany’s Lord of the Lost
Two rock legends shared the love today as Finnish Eurovision 2006 champions Lordi sent a message of support to Germany’s Lord of the Lost. In full demon lord gear, frontman Mr. Lordi waved hello to the German rockers and wished them all the best for Liverpool.
Look at this sweet message that we received from our lovely friends @LORDIOFFICIAL. Kiitos kaverit!#lordiofthelost #lordi #lordofthelost #bloodandglitter #eurovision #eurovision2023 pic.twitter.com/2ov3rgzBTW— Lord Of The Lost (@LordOfTheLost) April 3, 2023
Additional reporting by Luis Fuster.