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Live Blog: Tuesday 11 May

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11 May 2021 at 10:58 CEST

Albania takes to the stage

So neither gown has travelled to the Netherlands – instead Anxhela has gone for short, silver and sparkly, which is definitely a costume theme this year. It’s a powerful vocal performance without backing dancers, instead using the digital screen for a backdrop of gathering clouds. We’ve seen a lot of weather on the digital screen this year, mostly stormy. We blame climate change.

Anxhela Peristeri, Albania, Backstage, Rotterdam Ahoy, 11 May 2021 EBU / Andres Putting