“12 points of the German jury go to…” – Barbara Schöneberger had said this sentence for the past seven years. Now Elton will be points spokesman.
After seven times Barbara Schöneberger this time the “1, 2 or 3” moderator and “Who knows something?” announce points. “”12 points of the German jury go to…” – moderator Elton will say this sentence in the ESC final next Saturday, May 13th – and live the twelve points of the German jury from a studio of the North German Broadcasting Corporation (NDR ) in Hamburg-Lokstedt,” said the NDR, which is responsible for the ESC in Germany, on Wednesday.
Earlier point speakers from Germany were, for example, Carmen Nebel, Nena, Thomas Anders, Thomas Hermanns, Hape Kerkeling, Anke Engelke, Lena or Helene Fischer.
Schöneberger moderates programs from Liverpool
In recent years – and more often than anyone before her – Barbara Schöneberger had always announced the jury points from Hamburg. In 2023, Schöneberger (49) moderated the programs “ESC – the Countdown” and “ESC – the Aftershow” from Liverpool, i.e. the supporting program for the ESC final.
According to the specifications of the ESC organizers – the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) – the presenters of the jury points should be in their own country, they will then be switched to. This is the notorious points journey through Europe with cult status among Eurovision fans.
According to the NDR, the members of the German ESC jury will only be announced on Saturday evening “according to the EBU rules”.
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