The UEFA 2020 European Championships are here after a postponement of one year – more commonly known as Euro 2020. Each day, we will upload tracks into our Jukebox articles, to accompany the matches played on that day. Today sees three matches – Wales vs. Switzerland, Denmark vs. Finland and Belgium vs. Russia.
Wales (UK) – “Never Give Up on You”
Lucie Jones represented the United Kingdom at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine. Lucie sang “Never Give Up on You” and finished in 15th place, with a total of 111 points.
Switzerland – “Ne partez pas sans moi”
Celine Dion represented Switzerland at the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin, Ireland. Celine sang “Ne partez pas sans moi” and finished in 1st place, with a total of 137 points.
Denmark – “Only Teardrops”
Emmelie de Forest represented Denmark at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo, Sweden. Emmelie sang “Only Teardrops” and finished in 1st place, with a total of 281 points.
Finland – “Hard Rock Hallelujah”
Lordi represented Finland at the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest in Athens, Greece. Lordi sang “Hard Rock Hallelujah” and finished in 1st place, with a total of 292 points.
Belgium – “J’aime la vie”
Sandra Kim represented Belgium at the 1986 Eurovision Song Contest in Bergen, Norway. Sandra sang “J’aime la vie” and finished in 1st place, with a total of 176 points.
Russia – “Believe”
Dima Bilan represented Russia at the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade, Serbia. Dima sang “Believe” and finished in 1st place, with a total of 272 points.
Join us tomorrow, as we upload our Eurovision Jukebox with tracks from Austria, North Macedonia, The Netherlands, Ukraine, England and Croatia. At the end of Euro 2020, we will publish the full Jukebox playlist.
Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland