On May 11th, Dutch girl group O'G3NE (representing the Netherlands at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, Ukraine) participated in the second semi-final with their song "Lights and Shadows" and went through to the final. On May 13th, the girls finished 11th at the final. Their song was dedicated to their gravely ill mother. They got emotional after their performance and burst into tears.
O'G3NE singing "Lights and Shadows" at the ESC
The Luv' ladies have always spoken positively about the three singing sisters (see news posted on May 10th, 2017). The two girl groups even shared the stage during a couple of live shows last summer (see news posted on August 15th, 2016). On May 20th, O'G3NE and Luv' will be performing for the reopening of the shopping center "De Els" in Waalwijk, NL.
In the Netherlands, the ESC was broadcast on NPO 1/AVROTROS and drew 4.067.000 viewers (market share: 64.2%). The music competition was watched by 200 million viewers worldwide.
Salvador Sobral (who represented Portugal) won the ESC with his song "Amar pelos dois".
Salvador Sobral's triumph at the ESC 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine
Source: Volkskrant, AVROTROS, Margriet, YouTube....