avatar 28 Apr 2013; 19:55 CET
written by Andy Simon

SEARCH FOR BEST SONG OF 2013 STARTS TOMORROW IN THE SEMI-FINAL 1 PREVIEWSHOW!



The Eurovision Song Contest 2013 is right at the front door and now all the national preselections have passed by, the Euro Friends Show puts all pieces of the puzzle together in 2 preview shows. Tomorrow the 66th Euro Friends Show will be released in which Andy Simon will present all 16 songs of Semi-Final 1 with their official preview clip. A jury of 5 Eurovision experts will comment on the songs and in the end give their personal top 10.

Dov Haimson and Jean-François Dejeneffe, members of the Euro Friends Team and Eurovision fans for decades, will be in the expertjury that will judge the songs. Who the other jurymembers are will be revealed tomorrow during the day, but host Andy Simon already promises some big names.

The votes of the jury will be used in the search for the Best Eurovision Song of 2013, that will win the Euro Friends Award 2013. A first votinground will decide which 10 songs from Semi-Final 1 will qualify for the Euro Friends Award Final. The 10 qualifiers will be chosen through a 50% jury voting/ 50% televoting. The televoting will open tomorrow at 22:00 CET and stay open for 4 days until Friday, 22:00 CET. That evening also the previewshow for Semi-Final 2 is expected.

The 66th Euro Friends Show will be as always an entertaining programme with besides the 16 songs of Semi-Final 1, also the latest Eurovision News and a special moment dedicated to the coronation of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. Last but not least, the viewers will learn to speak their first words in Swedish.

The new show will be released tomorrow at 20:00 CET on www.euro-friends.com.

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