Overheard..At Semifinal 2 Press Conference
Sofia Nizharadze (Georgia): ”Georgia was really waiting for my appearance on stage because last year we did not take part..”. (Ross: ’Coz Georgia quit before it got disqualifed..)
maNga (Turkey): Responding to a journalist question, ”I don’t know..”.
Harel Skaat (Israel): ”Jerusalem or Tel Aviv is prepared for Eurovision..”.
Niamh Kavanagh (Ireland): ”I’m having the best time..But I can do without a cement mixer in the morning, if you know what I mean..”. (Cement Mixer = krapula)
Safura (Azerbaijan): When asked if she will make it for the last day of school on 31 May, ”My school, School Number 23, fully supports me..”. (Ross: That probably means no school for Safura on 31 May!)
Paula Seling & Ovi (Romania): When asked about their show in the Final, ”If you haven’t seen enough (fireworks) you will get more..”.
Eva Rivas (Armenia): Commenting on a fan who presented her with an apricot t-shirt, ”Last time when I met him he gave me apricot jam made by himself, very tasty..”. (Ross: Oo..a stalker? That’s okay, you know you’re famous when you have your personal stalker..)
Eva Rivas: Responding to a question about tall girls running about on-stage in high heels, ”I was a model and I got used to it..”.
N’evergreen (Denmark): About Denmark being announced as the last qualifier to the Final, ”We thought it would be Sweden or us..Thank god the red flag came up.”.
Chanée (Denmark): When choosing a number for the Final line-up, ”I’m hoping for a number that will let us sleep longer tomorrow because the rehearsal will start later..”. (Denmark drew number 25, last place in the line-up.)
It promises to be a great line-up for the Final on 29 May, so remember to tune in to YLE 2 at 22:00!