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Vesna

© EBU/Chloe Hashemi About Quick Facts Members Patricie FuxováBára ŠůstkováOlesya OchepovskáMarkéta VedralováTereza ČepkováTanita Yankovová Founded2016 Nationality🇨🇿 Czech National SelectionESCZ 2023 In Eurovision2023 Liverpool SongMy sister’s crown (2023) Biography Vesna is an alternative music band with strong folklore features. It consists of singer, composer and lyricist Patricie Fuxová, violinist and vocalist Bára Šůstková, keyboardist Olesya Ochepovská, drummer Markéta Vedralová and bassist Tereza Čepková. The band was founded in 2016 by Patricia Fuxová. She got the idea to found an all-female group that would celebrate femininity and Slavism while studying at the conservatory. Together with her, Vesna was formed in the beginning by violinist Bára Šůstková, flutist Andrea Šulcová and Tanita Yankovová, whom she met at the Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory in Prague. The first song released was “Morana” in 2017, named after the goddess of winter and death, which they recorded in collaboration with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra; other singles were “Mokoš”, “Vesna” and “Živa”, named after the goddesses of autumn, spring and summer. In 2018, Šulcová and Yankovová left the group, who were replaced by pianist Olesya Ochepovská and drummer Markéta Vedralová. In November, they released their debut album “Pátá Bohyně” with 13 songs. With this album, the group was nominated in the Discovery of the Year category in the Anděl 2018 music award. 2019–⁠2022In June 2019, the group released the song “Bílá laň” in collaboration with Věra Martinová. In July the song “Bečva”, named after the river of the same name in collaboration with singer Zuzana Smatanova. On November 18, they released the song “Don’t Forget”; in the fall of 2019, the group organized its first club tour in the Czech Republic and Slovakia called #MyaVy. During the covid-19 pandemic, the group worked on a new album called “Anima”. It was released in October 2020, containing 11 songs; on the record, the band focused on animal archetypes, the symbolism of the night sky, the female body, self-perception or balancing the male-female worlds. The group was chosen as one of the five participants in the final selection, from which emerged the performer who will represent Czechia at Eurovision in 2023. The group entered the competition with the song “My Sister’s Crown” and clearly won the national final; domestic and foreign fans and spectators decided it in a vote. In Liverpool, they represented Czechia and reached the final. They earned a 10th place in the final. Entries My Sister’s Crown Country🇨🇿 Czechia Year2023 LanguageEnglishUkrainianCzechBulgarian Lyrics Patricie Kaňok FuxováTanita YankovaKateryna Vatchenko   MusicPatricie Kaňok FuxováTanita YankovaKateryna Vatchenko Backings– Results Semi Points: 110Position: 4Running order: 13 Results Finals Points: 129Position: 10Running order: 14 https://youtu.be/ag8qxpvTTy0

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REDDI

© EBU/Corinne Cumming About Quick Facts MembersMathilde ‘Siggy’ SaveryAgnes RoslundIda BergqvistIhan Haydar Founded2022 Nationality🇸🇪 Swedish🇩🇰 Danish National SelectionDansk Melodi Grand Prix 2022 In Eurovision2022 Turin SongThe Show (2022) Biography Reddi (often written only in capitals) is a Danish-Swedish pop rock band. The band consists of the two Danes Mathilde “Siggy” Savery (vocals, guitar) and Ihan Haydar (drums) as well as the two Swedes Agnes Roslund (guitar) and Ida Bergkvist (bass). The group was put together by Ihan Haydar and music producer Lars Pedersen (Chief 1) for the Danish Melodi Grand Prix 2022, the national preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest. Ihan Haydar was already at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012 as a drummer for Soluna Samay. She is also a member of the urban pop group L.I.G.A., which is signed to a label owned by Lars Pedersen. Reddi was able to qualify for the super final at the Melodi Grand Prix 2022 in Herning on March 5, 2022 and then prevailed with their song “The Show”, so they represented Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin. However, the group failed to qualify for the final in the 1st semi-final. Entries The Show Country🇩🇰 Denmark Year2022 LanguageEnglish LyricsMathilde ‘Siggy’ SaveryIhan HaydarJulia Fabrin MusicRemeeChief 1Mathilde ‘Siggy’ SaveryIhan Haydar BackingsJeanette Bonde Results Semi Points: 55Position: 13Running order: 12 Results Finals Points: –Position: –Running order: – https://youtu.be/cVg6MpVR2Pw

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Moje 3

© Albin Olsson About Quick Facts Members Nevana Božović Sara Jovanović Mima Radulović Active 2013 Nationality 🇷🇸 Serbian National Selection Beosong 2013 In Eurovision 2013 Malmö Song Ljubav je svuda (2013) Biography Moje 3 was a Serbian girl group. Mirna Radulović, Nevena Božović, and Sara Jovanović first connected during the initial rounds of Prvi glas Srbije‘s second season, an equivalent of The Voice in Serbia. They were all chosen by judge Aleksandra Radović for her team. They reached the finale on 20 January 2013, clinching the top three positions with Radulović leading, followed by Božović and Jovanović. In February 2013, the trio, now called Moje 3, was set to participate in Beosong 2013, Serbia’s Eurovision 2013 selection event. With their track, “Ljubav je svuda” (English: Love Is All Around), they emerged as Beosong 2013 victors, earning the honor to present Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö, Sweden. Before the contest, Moje 3 rolled out various versions of their song in assorted arrangements and languages and performed at the Eurovision In Concert in Amsterdam on 13 April 2013. At the Eurovision 2013, Serbia performed last in the first semi-final on 14 May but didn’t progress to the finals, landing at 11th position with 46 points. Interestingly, Moje 3 received the Barbara Dex Award, a playful nod to the contest’s most distinctively dressed artist. Though they had achieved success together, Radulović, Božović, and Jovanović clarified that Moje 3 was not a long-term project. By May’s end in 2013, they disbanded, with each artist focusing on individual pursuits. Entries Ljubav Je Svuda Country 🇷🇸 Serbia Year 2013 Language Serbian Lyrics Marina Tucaković Music Saša Milošević Mare Backings Ksenija Milošević Dunja Vujadinović Jelena Mitić Results Semi Points: 46 Position: 11 Running order: 16 Results Finals Points: – Position: – Running order: –

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OG3NE

© EBU/Thomas Hanses About Quick Facts MembersLisa Roxanne VolAmy Talitha VolShelley Celine Vol Founded2007 Nationality???????? Dutch National SelectionInternal selection 2017 In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongLights and shadows (2017) Biography The members of OG3NE are sisters. They were all born in the Dutch city of Dordrecht: Lisa on June 21, 1994 and the twins Amy and Shelley on October 18, 1995. They grew up in Fijnaart. Participation in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest marked the start of their musical career in 2007, under the name of Lisa, Amy & Shelley. Their parents initially helped them write songs (their father) and develop choreographies (their mother). With their self-written song “Adem in, adem uit”, Lisa, Amy and Shelley won the Dutch national final for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. During the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Rotterdam they reached an 11th place. After performing at the Junior Song Contest, they got a record deal with EMI Music, followed by a deal with Cloud9. Later they started doing their work in-house. Lisa, Amy and Shelley released several songs such as “100%”, “Fout ventje”, “Boemerdeboem” and “Diep in de nacht”. In 2009 they sang the title song of the movie Kikkerdril. In 2014, the sisters participated in The Voice of Holland as the first threesome ever in this program. They debuted here under the new band name OG3NE. The name OG3NE stands for the following:  “O’ = their mother’s blood type, G3ne = the genes that link them together. The sisters won the talent show. They released their debut single “Magic”. It was a number 3 in the Dutch charts and they got a gold record for it. At Symphonica in Rosso 2015/2016 they performed twelve times in the Ziggo Dome. A year later, the sisters performed six times in Rotterdam Ahoy during Toppers in concert. In 2016 they participated in the television program Beste Zangers.  Their version of the Emeli Sandé song “Clown” earned them a gold record in March 2017. “We got this”, their first studio album recorded under the name OG3NE, was released in the fall of 2016. It immediately debuted at number 1 on the Dutch Album Top 100 and was awarded a gold record. OG3NE has been committed since the end of 2015 as an ambassador for the deadly muscle and nerve disease ALS. On October 29, 2016, it was announced that OG3NE would represent the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Ukraine. On March 3, 2017 it was announced that they would travel to Kyiv with the song “Lights and shadows”, written by their father Rick Vol and Shelley’s boyfriend Rory de Kievit. The song is a musical tribute to their seriously ill mother, who suffered from a rare form of bone cancer. Later that year she passed away as a result of this illness. The trio reached the final and finished in 11th place.  In October 2019, their second album “Straight to you” appeared. At the same time, the sisters won the tv-show Dance Dance Dance. In the same year and in 2020, they had a theatre tour throughout The Netherlands called “Sweet Harmony Tour”. During the first COVID19 lockdown they caught a lot of attention with the song “Kinda wanna”, with a video that was recorded by all the girls seperated via Zoom. When they did the same with “Bohemian Rhapsody”, Queen shared the song on their Instagram. A lot of home isolation versions of songs followed. They also gave several Home Concerts. On October 30 2020, the sisters released a new single, in Dutch, called “Lieve zus”, followed by “Dat ben jij” in March 2021. Meanwhile, they kept on giving online concerts. In October 2021 they finished their “Sweet Harmony” tour. They released a christmas song, “Christmas on my doorstep”, and started a theatre tour with Dutch songs, “Samen uit, samen thuis”. On March 18, 2022, they released their song “Veel te snel”. Entries Lights and Shadows Country???????? The Netherlands Year2017 LanguageEnglish LyricsRick Vol MusicRory de Kievit Backings– Results Semi Points: 200Position: 4Running order: 6 Results Finals Points: 150Position: 11Running order: 6 https://youtu.be/_9XsCqGg8ls

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