Who is Norway’s Eurovision entry JOWST?

Meet the man in the rather fascinating mask behind Norway's Eurovision 2017 entry

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Names: JOWST (Joakim With Steen) and Aleksander Walmann

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Twitter: @AleksanderWal & @JOWSTMUSIC

Who are JOWST and Aleksander Wal?

JOWST aka Joakim With Steen is a sound engineer and music producer from Norway who has teamed up with former Voice of Norway finalist and singer Aleksander Walmann to represent their homeland at the Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine.

JOWST is the one in the mask, just in case you were wondering. It’s all a bit Daft Punk does Eurovision really.


What does JOWST look like without the mask?

Well, like this, really…

#JOWST – Laugh The Moment. 📸@juliamarienagle

A post shared by JOWST (@jowstmusic) on


What’s Norway’s Eurovision song called?

The Norwegian song is called Grab The Moment. It was composed by JOWST with lyrics courtesy of singer songwriter and rapper Jonas McDonnell..

 Here’s everything you need to know about the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Eurovision 2017: Who’s performing in the final?

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Check out the full list of acts and running order for the show, starting live on BBC1 at 8pm.

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1. IMRI
Israel

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2. Kasia Moś
Poland

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3. Naviband
Belarus 

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4. Nathan Trent
Austria

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5. Artsvik
Armenia

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6. OG3NE
Netherlands

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7. Sunstroke Project
Moldova

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8. Joci Pápai
Hungary

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9. Francesco Gabbani
Italy

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10. Anja
Denmark 

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11. Salvador Sobral
Portugal

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12. Dihaj
Azerbaijan

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13. Jacques Houdek
Croatia

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14. Isaiah
Australia

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15. Demy
Greece

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16. Manel Navarro
Spain

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17. JOWST
Norway

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18. Lucie Jones
United Kingdom

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19. Hovig
Cyprus

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20. Ilinca ft. Alex Florea
Romania

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21. Levina
Germany

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22. O.Torvald
Ukraine

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23. Blanche
Belgium

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24. Robin Bengtsson
Sweden

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25. Kristian Kostov
Bulgaria

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26. Alma
France