With the contest approaching more rapidly than we had anticipated (how exciting??), the information on which faces and voices will accompany our viewing has been trickling in at a faster pace in recent weeks. There are now a substantial number of commentators and spokespeople confirmed for Kiev’s rendition of the contest and you can find a handy list of each country’s presenters below.
Most notable in the list is the loss of Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang, Australia’s Eurovision champions for the past few years, having joined the commentary team in 2009 and continued through to Australia’s increased levels of participation in recent years. Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey will take over.
Kati Bellowitsch, Douwe Bob, Wiktoria and Pavlo Shylko have all been confirmed as spokespeople for the jury voting, and are the most notable names so far.
The full list is as follows;
?? Austria – Kati Bellowitsch
?? France – Élodie Gossuin
?? Netherlands – Douwe Bob
?? San Marino – Lia Fiorio & Gigi Restivo
Serbia – Sanja Vučić
?? Spain – Nieves Álvares
?? Sweden – Wiktoria
?? Ukraine – Pavlo Shylko
?? Australia – Myf Warhurst & Joel Creasey (SBS)
?? Belgium – Maureen Louys & Jean-Louis Lahaye (La Une), Peter Van de Veire (één, Radio 2)
?? China – Lee Wei Song & Lee Shih Shiong (Hunan TV)
?? Denmark – Ole Tøpholm (DR1)
?? Finland – Mikko Silvennoinen (Finnish), Eva Frant & Johan Lindroos (Swedish) (YLE)
?? France – Marianne James, Stéphane Bern & Amir (France 2, Final), Marianne James & Jarry (France 4, Semi-Finals)
?? Germany – Peter Urban (ARD, NRD)
?? Greece – Giorgos Kapoutzidis & Maria Kozakou (ERT)
?? Hungary – Krisztina Rátonyi & Freddie (Duna)
?? Italy – Andrea Delogu (RAI 4, Semi-Finals), Flavio Insinna & Federico Russo (RAI 1, Final)
?? Norway – Olav Viksmo Slettan (NRK)
?? Poland – Artur Orzech (TVP)
?? Portugal – José Carlos Malato & Nuno Galopim (RTP)
?? San Marino – Lia Fiorio & Gigi Restivo (SMRTV)
?? Spain – José María Íñigo & Julia Varela (TVE)
?? Sweden – Måns Zelmerlöw & Edward af Sillén (SVT)
?? Switzerland – Sven Epiney (SRF, German), Clarissa Tami & Sebalter (RSI, Italian), Jean-Marc Ricard & Nicolas Tanner (RTS, French)
?? Ukraine – Tetiana Terekhova & Andriy Horodyskyi (UA:PBC)
?? United Kingdom – Graham Norton (BBC 1, Final), Scott Mills & Mel Giedroyc (BBC 4, Semi-Finals)
We will continue to update this list as we hear more!
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