In the run-up to the Eurovision Song Contest, competitors representing the so-called ‘Big 5’ countries (France, Italy, Germany, Spain and the UK) are looking forward to the show.
They have reason to be happy as they are guaranteed a place in the final so do not have to compete in the quarter and semi-finals.
Ela, representing Germany, said: “We saw something of Copenhagen. It’s awesome here, guys; it’s so cool! But it’s still strange to stand on such a big stage.”
Elaiza will be performing ‘Is it Right?’.
The UK entrant – who also is known by just one name – Molly said that taking part in Eurovision is a wonderful experience.
“I was completely ignorant about Eurovision and how professional it is and just how fantastic it is from every angle — from the musical side of things to the show side of things, everything. I’ve been completely blown away by it.”
Molly will be singing ‘Children of the Universe’.
But not everyone is completely happy. The Italian competitor admitted that she was finding all the excitement a bit of a strain. Emma Marrone said: “I’m a very sensitive person. The tension mounts up as the event approaches, so it’s been hard work.”
Marrone will enter with her song ‘La Mia Citta’.
France will be represented by the group Twin Twin and their dance track ‘Moustache’.
Ruth Lorenzo will represent Spain singing ‘Dancing in the Rain’.
In total, 26 countries will compete in the Eurovision final this Saturday.