Lordi to perform at Eurovision's Grand Final in May

Six Eurovision winners – including Finland heavy metallers Lordi – will 'Rock The Roof' during Eurovision's Grand Final.

Lordi to perform at Eurovision's Grand Final in May
Emily Carter

Finnish metallers and 2006 Eurovision winners Lordi have announced a special performance in Rotterdam this May.

The band will join five other previous Eurovision Song Contest champs at the upcoming Grand Final, performing their classic single Hard Rock Hallelujah for the Rock The Roof segment during the interval of the competition. They join Lenny Kuhr (De Troubadour, 1969), Teach-In with Getty Kaspers (Ding-a-dong, 1975), Sandra Kim (J'aime La Vie, 1986), Helena Paparizou (My Number One, 2005) and Måns Zelmerlöw (Heroes, 2015).

"The Eurovision Song Contest is back after a year of absence," announces Head of Show, Gerben Bakker. "Reason enough to treat the millions of viewers to unique performances from three locations in the middle of the city.

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"The title of this great act is Rock The Roof for a reason. By literally filming at great heights, we want to surprise Europe creatively and visually. In addition, I could not have wished for a better city than Rotterdam. Every shot in this city hits the spot. Rotterdam will not soon be forgotten."

Gerben adds: "Because this is the 65th Eurovision Song Contest, we are taking a journey through time. We are particularly proud that Teach-In will reunite the original line-up after a very long time. Every performance will have its own unique atmosphere."

Watch the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final on May 22.

In the meantime, give Hard Rock Hallelujah a spin:

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