NRK has been airing a special show dedicated to promotion of songs performing at Eurovision Song Contest. First edition of “Adresse Europa” (Address Europe) has been aired back in 2012 with the name “Adresse Baku” when both the host city and all the competing songs at Eurovision 2012 were presented and reviewed by the panel of singers, composers and music directors as well as Eurovision fans. Last year with the contest being cancelled they prepared a special edition of “Adresse Europa” which featured some of the most memorable Eurovision performances, songs and moments of all participating countries, at the end they chose the best out of those.
Top three acts chosen by the panelists since 2017 are as follows:
Adresse Kiev – 2017: 1. Israel, 2. Norway, 3. Armenia;
Adresse Lisboa – 2018: 1. Austria & Greece, 2. Belarus, 3. Finland;
Adresse Tel Aviv – 2019: 1. Cyprus, 2. Italy, 3. Azerbaijan;
Adresse Europa 2020: 1. MGP 1989 Jahn Teigen – Optimist; 2. Ireland 1987 – Johnny Logan – Hold Me Now & Austria 2014 – Conchita Wurst – Rise Like a Phoenix and 3. Moldova 2010 – Sunstroke Project feat. Olia Tira – Runaway
This years show Adresse Rotterdam (Address Rotterdam), will be reviewing songs competing at Eurovision 2021. Marte Stokstad will be the host of the show for the 7th time, she hosted it in 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, Jenny Skavlan has been the host twice 2013 and 2014. In 2015 show was hosted by Tarjei Strøm.
The show will consist out of four episodes and the first one will be aired at NRK 1 on Saturday 17th of April with the start at 21:20 CET. You can watch the previous editions of the show here.
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