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The winner of “Eurovision-2019” Duncan Lawrence, representing the Netherlands, spoke about the reasons for the victory in the international music competition. He declared it on total a press-conference, reports TASS.
“I think the secret is to not have secrets, to be open, to be myself and to make music,” admitted Lawrence, speaking at the final with the song Arcade. He stressed that he did not know why the audience of “Eurovision” actively voted for him. He expressed the hope that they were inspired by his music, poetry and story songs.
On may 18, during the press conference, Lawrence said about his bisexuality. “I’m more than just an artist — I’m a man, I am a sentient being, I’m bisexual, I’m a musician, I defend it. And I am proud that I have the opportunity to show who I really am” — he said.
Second place went to the representative of Italy Mahmoud with a score of 465 points. Closed the three of leaders of the Russian singer Sergey Lazarev with 369 points.
The final of the competition, which involved 26 countries, was held in tel Aviv, Israel, may 18, 2019. The next “Eurovision” will be held in may 2020 in the country of the winner.
Video, photo All from Russia.