Netherlands: Eurovision dress rehearsal in Amsterdam?

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The line up for Eurovision in Concert 2009 is still growing. Today we can confirm the participation of Serbia, Ukraine and Slovakia, which means a line up of 22 countries already for the concert on April 18 in Amsterdam. Dutch press already described the event to become a dress rehearsal for Moscow!

Marko Kon & Milan Nikolic from Serbia, Svetlana Loboda from Ukraine and the Slovakian representatives Kamil Mikulcík & Nela Pocisková are the most recent artists who confirmed their participation atEurovision in Concert 2009.The three countries have 1 thing in common: theywill all perform in the second semifinal of this year's Eurovision Song Contest on May 14.

The following 22 countries will take part in the Dutch event:

  1. Serbia: Marko Kon & Milan NikolicCipela
  2. Spain: SorayaLa noche es para mí
  3. Albania: Kejsi TolaCarry me in your dreams
  4. Moldova: Nelly CiobanuHora din Moldova
  5. United Kingdom: JadeMy time
  6. Lithuania: Sasha SonLove
  7. Iceland: YohannaIs it true
  8. Slovakia: Kamil Mikulcík & Nela PociskováLet' tmou
  9. Poland: Lidia KopaniaI don't wanna leave
  10. Belgium: Patrick OuchèneCopycat
  11. Ukraine: Svetlana LobodaBe my valentine (Anti-crisis girl)
  12. Bosnia and Herzegovina: ReginaBistra Voda
  13. Belarus: Petr ElfimovEyes that never lie
  14. Cyprus: Christina MetaxaFirefly
  15. Slovenia: QuartissimoLove symphony
  16. Ireland: Sinead Mulvey & Black DaisyEt cetera
  17. Bulgaria: KrassimirIllusion
  18. Denmark: Niels BrinckBelieve again
  19. Armenia: Inga & AnushJan jan
  20. Romania: Elena GheorgheThe Balkan girls
  21. Montenegro: Andrea Demirovic – Just geo out of my life
  22. Malta: ChiaraWhat if we

In the next couple of days some more artists will be revealed, together with the special guests!

Ticket sales

Tickets can be purchasedvia the special website Tickets for the concert will be priced at EURO 20,00 in presale, and EURO 25,00 at the door of Amsterdam Marcanti on April 18.

Eurovision is Concert 2009is organised by,, OGAE Netherlands, Bea Records and café Rouge. The aim of the event is to celebrate the 50th participation of the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest. Besides that the organisers hope to bring the '4 times winner' back on the map for Eurovision promotours. Preliminary to the concert there will be a welcome reception in The Hague followed by a guided tour and a press conference whereafter both Dutch and international press is invited to conduct interviews with the 2009 hopefuls. The concert will be hosted by former representatives Marga Bult (ESC 1987) and Maggie Mc Neal (ESC 1974 and 1980).

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