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Highlights of the 8th Eurovision In Concert


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Gordon Roxburgh
Gordon Roxburgh
Posted 10 April, 2016, 15:22

On Saturday 9th April, 26 of this year's entrants in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest participated in the biggest preview party of the year, Eurovision in Concert. This year’s edition was hosted by Dutch Eurovision Song Contest commentator Cornald Maas and Hera Björk who represented Iceland in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest. 

Staged in Amsterdam's Melkweg, it was the largest Eurovision in Concert to date with 26 acts participating, beating the previous record of 25 set in 2013. As is now customary, a press programme attended by journalists and broadcasters from across Europe took place prior to the concert. All participating acts were welcomed by Kajsa Ollongren, the Deputy Mayor of Amsterdam and Sietse Bakker, Event Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest. 

The 2016 Eurovision In Concert participants:
  1. Albania: Eneda Tarifa – Fairytale Love
  2. Austria: Zoe – Loin d’ici
  3. Belarus: Ivan – Help You Fly
  4. Bosnia & Herzegovina: Deen & Dalal feat. Ana Rucner & Jala –Ljubav Je
  5. Bulgaria: Poli Genova - If Love Was A Crime
  6. Croatia: Nina Kraljic – Lighthouse
  7. Cyprus: Minus One – Alter Ego
  8. Estonia: Jüri Pootsmann – Play
  9. France: Amir - J’ai Cherché
  10. FYR Macedonia: Kaliopi – Dona
  11. Iceland: Greta Salóme – Hear Them Calling
  12. Israel: Hovi Star – Made Of Stars
  13. Italy: Francesca Michielin – No Degree Of Separation
  14. Latvia: Justs – Heartbeat
  15. Malta: Ira Losco – Walk On Water
  16. Moldova: Lidia Isac – Falling Stars
  17. Montenegro: Highway Trio – The Real Thing
  18. Netherlands: Douwe Bob – Slow Down
  19. Poland: Michal Szpak - Color Of Your Life
  20. Romania: Ovidiu Anton – Moment Of Silence
  21. Serbia: Sanja Vučić ZAA - Goodbye (Shelter)
  22. Slovenia: ManuElla - Blue And Red 
  23. Spain: Barei – Say Yay
  24. Switzerland: Rykka – The Last Of Our Kind
  25. Ukraine: Jamala - 1944
  26. United Kingdom: Joe & Jake – You’re Not Alone
Over the coming days we will bring you interviews with the artists that participated in Eurovision in Concert! Which act was your favourite on the night?
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