5 music professionals from each of the 37 participating countries have been revealed by the EBU for the first time ever. They will be in charge of deciding 50% of their country’s result. This news comes in advance to show more openness on proving the right value of the results.
“We believe that presenting the jury members before the contest is an important contribution to more openness and we are very pleased to see that so many music industry professionals came on board to support the Eurovision Song Contest,” says Jon Ola Sand, Executive Supervisor of the contest at the EBU, to Eurovision.tv.
Which is jurors criteria? They will rate the following:
- vocal capacity
- the performance on stage
- the composition and originality of the song
- the overall impression by the act
Judges signed a declaration stating they will vote independently.
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