Dutch interest Eurovision Song Contest high

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The Dutch interest in Glennis Grace and her Eurovision Song Contest participation is almost unusually high. While contestants usually have to fight for some attention, Glennis Grace her agenda is almost completely full. Meanwhile, the amount of Dutch journalists will be higher than recent years.

Charts and polls
My impossible dream is likely to enter the charts around the 10th position, which is unusually high for a Dutch Eurovision Song Contest entry. The single of My impossible dream contains the song, the instrumental version and an uptempo remix. Meanwhile, the Netherlands tops the esctoday.com BigPoll 2005 (semifinal vote) with Iceland closely behind. The website ESC Statistics placed the Netherlands second, with Greece as top favourite.

Busy agenda
The past weeks, Glennis Grace already appeared in several television programmes. The popular lifestyle programme Life & Cooking pays attention to Glennis and the Eurovision Song Contest every week. Tonight she will record the Dutch edition of Top of the pops, tomorrow she can be seen on the kids channel Nickelodeon. On the 4th of April she will fly to Kiev for a sneak preview of the preparations, on invitation of magazine Privé. 25th of April Glennis will perform on the Rainbow Experience Amsterdam, a gay event for more than 20,000 visitors. During the football match Netherlands-Armenia she will sing the Dutch national anthem acapella.

During Tuesday's draw for the running order, the Netherlands came out of the bowl as ninth. “I wouldn't have mind a 22nd start position (…) but the ninth spot was also my position in the Dutch final. At the end, it's just like a marathon”, Glennis wrote on her official website. “No matter the position, to win, you have to run faster than the others”. Glennis considers Greece to be the favourite for victory.


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