Eurovision 2012 Dutch participant presents her song (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 19 / Trend V.Imanov, E.Mehdiyev /
Dutch representative at Eurovision 2012 Joan Franka had her rehearsal at Baku Crystal Hall stage. The singer will perform in the second semi-final with the song 'You and Me'.
Real name of Joan is Ayten Kalan. She was born in Rotterdam, her father is a Turk and mother is a Dutch. She began her musical career in 2010, taking part in a music contest, The Voice of Holland. This is what first brought her fame.
The 57th Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the Baku Crystal Hall near State Flag Square. The semi-finals will be held in Baku on May 22 and May 24 and the final on May 26. The logo for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest is 'Fire Flower', while the motto is Light your fire.
Azerbaijan won the right to host the prestigious European song contest after the victory of Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal (Ell / Nikki) at Eurovision 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany last May.