Who is Alessandra? Meet Norway’s Eurovision 2023 entry
Here's everything you need to know about Norway’s Eurovision 2023 contestant, Alessandra.
Eurovision 2023 is just around the corner, with the semi-finals of the competition set to begin in just three weeks.
Acts from around the globe are preparing to battle it out in Liverpool, one of whom is Norwegian entrant Alessandra.
The Italian-born singer will do her best to wow both the live audience in the UK, as well as those tuning in from across Europe, in her bid to be crowned this year’s winner.
So who is Alessandra and what will she be singing? Read on to find out.
Who is Norway’s Eurovision 2023 entry Alessandra?
At 20 years of age, Alessandra Mele is one of the youngest competitors in this year’s contest.
The Norwegian-Italian star shot to fame when she appeared on the Norwegian version of The Voice in 2022.
How old is Alessandra?
Alessandra is 20 years old.
Her birthday is 5th September 2002.
What has Alessandra said about representing Norway at Eurovision 2023?
Alessandra took to Instagram in February to thank fans for voting for her to perform at Eurovision.
“Thanks for all the love and support and for listening to Queen of Kings. THANK YOU to everyone that voted for me!! I LOVE YOU!” she said. “I’m crying, laughing, smiling, cheering and everything at once!! SEE YOU IN LIVERPOOOOL!!!”
She later added: “One moment I’m hysterically laughing, the other I’m crying. I can’t wait to continue this dream with you beautiful people.”
What is Norway’s Eurovision 2023 song called?
The Norwegian entry is called Queen of Kings, and has already gone to number one in Norway.
Where did Norway come in Eurovision 2022?
Norway came in at a respectable 10th place in the 2022 competition, but we’re sure Alessandra will want to improve on that.
When is Eurovision 2023?
The second heat will be held on Thursday 11th May, and the grand-final will happen on Saturday 13th May.
The competition will be in steady hands, as the likes of Graham Norton, Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham and Alesha Dixon will all be chipping in to host the show.
The Eurovision Song Contest will begin on Tuesday 9th May 2023. Listen to all of last year's Eurovision songs on TIDAL, while the full album of tracks is available on CD and vinyl now.
You can also check out the full list of Eurovision winners and how many times the UK has won Eurovision here. If you're looking for something to watch tonight, check out our TV Guide and Streaming Guide.
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