Stage stormed during UK’s Eurovision song

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Media caption View: A man interrupts the UK’s Eurovision entry in Lisbon

A person stormed the stage while the Britian’s entry, SuRie, was performing in the Eurovision Song Contest.

SuRie was singing her track Storm when a man wearing a rucksack ran onto the stage, snapped up her microphone, and appeared to state: “Nazis of the UK media, we all demand freedom. ”

He was swiftly dragged away from stage and SuRie continued carrying out the song.

His home country of israel won the contest with 520 points while SuRie’s song has been third from bottom, gaining forty eight points.

The invader is in police guardianship, the European Broadcasting Union stated. He is understood to be a European resident but not British.

It really is thought the same man invaded the particular stage at the National Television Honours this year, and The Voice in 2017.

SuRie was handed the chance to perform again, but dropped. The BBC said: “SuRie plus her team are extremely proud of the girl performance and have together decided there is absolutely no reason to perform the music again. ”

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Picture caption The stage invader took the microphone off SuRie, before being dragged off phase

The particular Eurovision 2018 final in Lisbon, Portugal, was watched by approximately TV audience of 200 mil.

Israel’s entry Netta won the contest with the track Toy, and stood out by having an unconventional singing style likened in order to chicken clucking.

The Cypriot entry Eleni Foureira came second with the song Fuego.

The voting was weighted so that half the particular points come from public telephone ballots from viewers in each nation, and half from a jury associated with musical experts in each country.

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Image caption Netta won the Eurovision Music Contest with her song Gadget

Even though SuRie was left without a mic for about 10 seconds – where she clapped along to the music – the music track continued along with backing vocals.

Graham Norton, who presented the particular UK’s coverage, said: “There was obviously a stage invasion, SuRie coped extremely well. I can’t stress enough such a brilliant job she did : she must have been terrified. inch

The 29-year-old seemed to be praised on Twitter for her calmness.

Previous work and pensions secretary Yvette Cooper said SuRie “pumped up even better for being interrupted”.

TV presenter Scarlett Moffatt additional: “Hope SuRie is ok, she actually is an absolute star. ”

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Before becoming the UK’s Eurovision entry, SuRie worked with Belgian participants as a backing singer in 2015, and as a music director a year ago.

The Harlow-born singer is classically-trained and visited the Royal Academy of Songs.

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Image caption SuRie continued singing plus declined the opportunity to perform again