The 2018 German Eurovision hopeful Michael Schulte travelled to Portugal recently in order to film his Eurovision postcard, namely in the magnificent island of Madeira.
The delegations and participants of the 43 participating countries at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will be travelling to Portugal prior to the contest in order to film their respective presentation postcards. Each artist will be portrayed in an activity or a challenge.
The postcards will showcase the beauty of Portugal and will portray the Eurovision artists enjoying the sights and sounds of the host country.
The presentation postcards serve as a massive platform for the host country to promote its tourism and showcase itself on a global scale as millions of viewers tune in to watch Europe’s favorite television show. The Eurovision Song Contest reaches households beyond Europe, from Australia to Argentina, from China to New Zealand, from USA to India etc.
The German postcard
The German postcard has been filmed in the beautiful island of Madeira and will depict the 2018 German Eurovision representative Michael Schulte enjoying the sights and souds of this magnicient picturesque Portuguese island.
Michael got the chance to visit some of the most iconic and emblematic parts of the Madeira such as the Levada das 25 Fontes, Seixal Beach and the Achada de Santo Antão where the artist filmed his Eurovision postcard. We will see the German hopeful enjoying paragliding on the island.
About Michael Schulte
Michael Schulte was crowned the winner of the 2018 German national and will fly to Lisbon with his entry You let me walk alone.
Germany in Eurovision
Germany is one of the founder members of the Eurovision Song Contest having debuted in the very first contest in 1956. The country has won the competition twice in 1982 with Nicole and in 2010 with Lena. Germany has participated in every single contest since 1956 with the exception of 1996 when the country didn’t qualify through from the internal audio semifinal round.
Germany will compete in the Grand Final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest on 12 May in Lisbon.