Cornelia will be a guest on the Dutch talk show “HLF8” tonight! She’s gonna perform “Hold Me Closer” live. I’m excited to see her performance! Stay tuned for more updates from that show.
“Hold Me Closer” live at “QX Gaygala” (Instagram footage + Professional Photos)
After Cornelia did her performance at the Unicef Gala “Världens viktigaste kväll – och roligaste” on April 25, she performed her song again at the year’s “QX Gaygala”. The tv-version of the QX Gaygala airs on Friday April 29, TV4 at 21.30. But there’s footage on instagram from her performance that I can share with you until we get the tv-performance in a few days. And some professional photos that I have uploaded into the gallery. Thanks nordicxlullaby and edvinrydingarchives for sharing some of the stuff with me.
“Hold Me Closer” Live at “Världens viktigaste kväll – och roligaste” (Unicef Benefit Gala)
Last night (April 25), Cornelia was very busy, she performed at two places on the same evening. She performed her song “Hold Me Closer” at the Unicef TV-Gala “Världens viktigaste kväll – och roligaste” and the QX Gaygala. You can watch her performance at the Unicef Gala below. It’s gonna be a separate post about the Gaygala.
Sheldon Riley covers “Hold Me Closer”
Australia’s Eurovision 2022 respresentive Sheldon Riley made a cover of Cornelia’s song “Hold Me Closer” during the Eurovision House Party last night. WHAT A VOICE HE HAS! Good luck to Sheldon and Australia in Eurovision!
Cornelia’s Lithuania Promotional Visit
Cornelia did a promotional visit in Lithuania yesterday (April 22) to promote her participation in Eurovision on May 12. She met the former Lithuanian Eurovision group The Roop and stopped by a radio station called Radiocentras.
Cornelia’s Preliminary Eurovision Schedule
The preliminary timetable with the rehearsals and meet and greets/press conferences is published on the official Eurovision website. Cornelia has her first rehearsal on stage on the 3rd of May at 16:00-16:30. Her meet and greet is at 18:00-18:20. Her second rehearsal is on the 6th of May at 14:45-15:05. And lastly, the press conference at 15:55-16:15.
The opening cermony takes place at Palace of Venaria on Sunday the 8th of May.
Albert from Lake Malawi covers “Hold Me Closer”
Albert from the group Lake Malawi (former Eurovision contestants from 2019) published a cover of Cornelia’s song “Hold Me Closer” on their instagram. I think it’s so good, you should check it out below!
Interviews from PrePartyES 2022
Cornelia spoke to several interviewers from blogs during the purple carpet at PrePartyES 2022 in Madrid on April 16. Watch a few of the interviews below! This post will be updated with more interviews, when they get released.
“Hold Me Closer” Live at PrePartyES 2022
Cornelia performed her song “Hold Me Closer” at the PrePartyES 2022 that took place in Madrid on April 16. This was the last Eurovision pre-party with audience before the big event in Turin on May 12. Cornelia still has two more stops on the pre-parties tour which only are online events with no audience.
Find more photos in the gallery! Photos taken by Álvaro de las Heras for Eurovision-Spain.com
Världens viktigaste kväll – och roligaste – Trailer
Världens viktigaste kväll – och roligaste (The World’s Most Important Evening – And The Most Fun) is an annual Swedish charity gala for kids around the world. The gala is mixing serious with comedy and Cornelia will perform on stage. Watch the gala on TV4 at April 25, 20:00 CEST