The Barbara Dex Award is named after Barbara Dex, who represented Belgium at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest with Iemand als jij. Her self-created dress has put name to this award that has been handed out every year since 1997 – with 2020 as an exception of course due to the contest being cancelled and nobody appeared on the stage.
Robert Overeem, a friend of ESC Covers, attended the jury show of semi final 1 of the Eurovision song contest 2021 in Ahoy, Rotterdam.
EDEN ALENE of ISRAEL had her second rehearsal,
Sunday 9 May and the rehearsals started for the second bunch of songs from semi final one. ESC Covers have on line accreditation and a team of reporters will follow it in shifts and report for us. Here is the eleventh report from the first rehearsals of semi final one – that of Israel.
Eden Alene did a short gig in Tel Aviv ahead of flying to Rotterdam for the Eurovision Song Contest. Included in her set was a performance of Fuego by Eleni Foureira (2018 ESC Cyprus). Eden also provided some more surprises.
For the next 13 days until 10 May 2021, ESC Covers will publish the 39 CD singles of the 2021 Eurovision song contest. These designs were done by Stephan Herholdt and is a one of a kind.
The two biggest fan club organizations – OGAE and INFE – are both busy doing their annual voting polls for the 2021 Eurovision entries.
ESC Covers will report on the results (if we get them, but we are not going to search high and low for them).
Rita & Offer Nissim have released a new collaboration called Stronger Than The Wind.