Czechs We Are Domi gave an energetic performance of their song Lights Off during the opening slot of the Eurovision Song Contest grand final.
They are one of 25 acts vying for the top prize during the culmination of the week-long competition in Turin, Italy.
The trio were all dressed in lavish outfits including statement purple jewels.
Her performance, which combined strobe lights and projections of Michelangelo’s David sculpture, was well received by the 7,000 fans who cheered at the Arena Pala Olimpico.
Graham Norton returned for his 13th contest to keep a close eye on the action while delivering his usual barbs.
He said, “How great they were. They should be cheering in Leeds because all three went to Leeds Conservatoire and lived in the UK for a while.”
Eurovision entrant Sam Ryder will take the stage 22nd in order to boost Britain’s standing during tonight’s grand finale.
The 32-year-old TikTok star will perform his uplifting pop song Space Man, which he co-wrote with Grammy-winning actress Amy Wadge, who has previously worked with Ed Sheeran and Max Wolfgang.
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This year’s final includes the 20 successful nations from the two semi-finals of the week as well as the so-called Big Five Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
Eurovision favorites, Ukrainian folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra, will also perform their song Stefania 12th in running order.
Reigning Italian rock band Maneskin, winners of the Eurovision Song Contest, will also take the stage to perform their new single Supermodel.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/czech-republic-delivers-high-energy-performance-as-eurovision-final-kicks-off-41650095.html The Czech Republic delivers a high energy performance at the start of the Eurovision final