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 four matches – Slovakia vs. Spain, Sweden vs. Poland, Germany vs. Hungary and Portugal vs. France
Slovakia – “Modlitba”
Katarína Hasprová represented Slovakia at the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest in Birmingham, the United Kingdom. Katarína sang “Modlitba” and finished in 21st place, with a total of 8 points.
Spain – “Eres tú”
Mocedades represented Spain at the 1973 Eurovision Song Contest in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. Mocedades sang “Eres tú” and finished in 2nd place, with a total of 125 points.
Sweden – “Fångad av en stormvind”
Carola represented Sweden at the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest in Rome, Italy. Carola sang “Fångad av en stormvind” and finished in 1st place, with a total of 146 points.
Poland – “Color of Your Life”
Michał Szpak represented Poland at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden. Michał sang “Color of Your Life” and finished in 8th place, with a total of 229 points.
Germany – “Lass die Sonne in dein Herz”
Wind represented Germany at the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest in Brussels, Belgium. Wind sang “Lass die Sonne in dein Herz” and finished in 2nd place, with a total of 141 points.
Hungary – “Origo”
Joci Pápai represented Hungary at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine. Joci sang “Origo” and finished in 8th place, with a total of 200 points.
Portugal – “A festa da vida”
Carlos Mendes represented Portugal at the 1972 Eurovision Song Contest in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom. Carlos sang “A festa da vida” and finished in 7th place, with a total of 90 points.
France – “Tom Pillibi”
Jacqueline Boyer represented France at the 1960 Eurovision Song Contest in London, the United Kingdom. Jacqueline sang “Tom Pillibi” and finished in 1st place, with a total of 32 points.
Join us on Saturday, as we upload our Eurovision Jukebox with tracks from Wales, Denmark, Italy and Austria. At the end of Euro 2020, we will publish the full Jukebox playlist.
Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland