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Live Blog: First Semi-Final 2021

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Live Blog: First Semi-Final
18 May 2021 at 21:16 CEST

Amen for Slovenia

It’s time for Ana Soklič to deliver a powerful vocal performance of her mega-ballad Amen, one of two songs called Amen in this year’s competition. The other is from Austria, and you’ll see that on Thursday.

In Ana's postcard, we meet her two cats. One is called Eliska and one is called Ruby, and she refers to them as her 'furry ass princesses'. The change to rules about backing tracks this year means Anna is supported by an entire choir. There are several other choirs to come, and the impact it makes in the arena is phenomenal.

Ana Soklič, Slovenia, First Semi-Final, Rotterdam Ahoy, 18 May 2021 EBU / Andres Putting