Czech Republic

Take a look at Benny Cristo’s second rehearsal from Czech Republic

EBU / THOMAS HANSES

A few moments ago, the EBU published visual content about the second rehearsals of the Czech delegation on the stage of Eurovision Song Contest 2021.

Here you can see a fragment of the second Czech rehearsal:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToN78rEqfRs

Below you can see a gallery of images about his second contact with the stage and the cameras.

Photos: EBU / THOMAS HANSES

Benny Cristo

Benny Cristo, born Ben Cristovao, was born in the Czech city of Plzeň. He is a singer, lyric writer, sportsman and actor. Ben’s mother is from the Czech Republic and his father from the Southern Africa country of Angola.

Ben is one of the most significant mainstream artists on the Czech scene, singing in both Czech and English. His music career began in 2009 when he appeared on a Czech singing contest on television. Before that, Benny was a sportsman on a professional level; known for both tennis and snowboarding and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

In 2010, he released his debut album Definitely Different and, 2 years after, the album Benny Cristo. In 2019, he released his latest EP Kontakt and performed for 15,000 people in Prague’s O2 Arena.

Benny has been a vegan for many years and also an animal rights advocate. He actively participates in various events and projects supporting this cause.

Last year Benny won the Czech Republic’s national selection show ESCZ with his track Kemama, pushing Elis Mraz & Čis T into second place. After the cancellation of the 2020 Contest, Benny Cristo was one of the first artists to receive a no-strings invitation from their home broadcaster to return with a new entry the following year.

Don’t forget you can download the official ESCplus handbook at the following link. Here you can find all the information regarding the Eurovision Song Contest 2021, biographies, points tables and everything you need to experience the event to the fullest.

Eurovision 2021, Rotterdam

Scorecard ESC 2021 (SF2)

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the contest’s organisers (NPO, NOS and AVROTROS) announced last january a final decision regarding the scenario that will ensure the health and safety of all people that will be involved in the Eurovision Song Contest next May in Rotterdam. From all the initial four scenarios they considered at the beginning, the organisers have decided to implement ‘Scenario B’.

The health safety and protocols that will be followed match with the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment guidelines for similar large-scale events such as sports competitions.

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Eurovision 2021 - Semi-Final 2

Switzerland: Gjon’s Tears - Tout l’Univers3631
San Marino: Senhit - Adrenalina3161
Greece: Stefania Liberakakis - Last dance2914
Iceland: Daði og Gagnamagnið - 10 Years2573
Bulgaria: VICTORIA - Growing Up Is Getting Old2465
Finland: Blind Channel - Dark Side2160
Serbia: Hurricane - Loco Loco1988
Moldova: Natalia Gordienko - Sugar1501
Albania: Anxhela Peristeri - Karma1345
Latvia: Samanta Tīna - The Moon Is Rising1314
Portugal: The Black Mamba - Love Is On My Side1188
Czech Republic: Benny Cristo - omaga1071
Denmark: Fyr & Flamme - Øve Os På Hinanden1007
Austria: Vincent Bueno - Amen917
Estonia: Uku Suviste - The Lucky One848
Poland: Rafał Brzozowski - The Ride796
Georgia: Tornike Kipiani - You411



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