With just over six months to go until the biggest Eurovision Pre-Party takes place the organisers of Eurovision in Concert have revealed that Cornald Maas and Eurovision 1999 winner Charlotte Perrelli will be hosting the event on April 13 at AFAS Live.
Hosts with Eurovision Experience
Cornald Maas will once again return to his hosting duties, having done so for numerous years. Cornald is known for being the Dutch commentator for Eurovision, having been in the role for 19 years so far. In addition to this, Cornald Maas is a member of The Netherlands’ selection committee, which helps select the Dutch representative for Eurovision.
Meanwhile, Charlotte Perrelli participated in Eurovision twice, up first in 1999 with “Take Me To Your Heaven”, where she won, and in 2008 with “Hero” where she placed 18th. In addition to this, she participated in Melodifestivalen five times, with her latest entry being “Still Young” which placed eighth in 2021.
Further information about tickets for next year’s event will be revealed in due course. Be sure to follow Eurovision in Concert on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, for all the latest updates from the team.
Eurovision in Concert 2023
About the Pre-Party: Known for being the biggest Eurovision Pre-Party, fans from all over the world travelled to the Dutch capital of Amsterdam to see the acts perform live. The concert took place on April 15, 2023, at AFAS Live, which has been the home of the concert since 2018. The show was hosted by Cornald Maas and Hila Noorzai.
Acts: A massive 27 of the Eurovision 2023 acts performed at this year’s event, and they were. Mia Nicolai and Dion Cooper (The Netherlands 2023), Gustaph (Belgium 2023), Joker Out (Slovenia 2023), Wild Youth (Ireland 2023), Voyager (Australia 2023), Monika Linkyte (Lithuania 2015, 2023), Teya and Salena (Austria 2023), Blanca Paloma (Spain 2023), Alessandra (Norway 2023), Piqued Jacks (San Marino 2023), Alika (Estonia 2023), Lord of the Lost (Germany 2023), Remo Forrer (Switzerland 2023), Diljá (Iceland 2023), TuralTuran X (Azerbaijan 2023), Mae Muller (United Kingdom 2023), Pasha Parfeni (Moldova 2023), Sudden Lights (Latvia 2023), The Busker (Malta 2023), Theodor Andrei (Romania 2023), Vesna (Czechia 2023), Käärijä (Finland 2023), Loreen (Sweden 2023), Reiley (Denmark 2023), Albina & Familja Kelmendi (Albania 2023), Brunette (Armenia 2023), and TVORCHI (Ukraine 2023), whilst Katrina, formerly of Katrina and The Waves, (United Kingdom 1997) was the Special Guest.
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News Source: Eurovision in Concert
Photo Credit: Cornald Maas, Mikael Kenta / Stockhouse