Mika makes a double blunder whereas internet hosting Eurovision as Graham Norton leaps in to appropriate him
Mika is left crimson confronted as he makes double blunder whereas internet hosting Eurovision Song Contest… as Graham Norton leaps in to appropriate him
The 38-year-old took to the inexperienced room to talk to among the contestants participating within the contest, however by chance mis-introduced two nations.
Awkward: Mika, 38, was left barely crimson confronted as he made a double blunder whereas internet hosting Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday in Turin, Italy
The phase obtained off to a optimistic begin, because the Grace Kelly singer made his strategy to the Portugal camp to talk to their performer, Maro, however started to take a downward flip when Mika moved on.
Talking to the digicam, the star mentioned ‘Over right here we have Spain,’ whereas approaching Romania’s contestant WRS.
In a leap to repair his error, Mika shortly corrected ‘Oh no it isn’t Spain, we have Romania’.
Saviour: Commentator Graham Norton leapt in to appropriate the singer in the course of the errors
Not fairly: While approaching Romania’s contestant WRS, Mika by chance referred to as them Spain
But the repair wasn’t fast sufficient to go over Graham’s head, who started to snigger on the voice over, stating ‘that is not Chanel,’ who’s representing Spain.
And whereas the error was shortly brushed over, it wasn’t lengthy earlier than the second of the part got here – as Mika launched the subsequent act as Holland, regardless of The Netherlands having already carried out earlier within the night.
Stepping in to make a correction, Graham mentioned ‘No it isn’t, it is Poland, Holland aren’t even in it’ with Mika trying visibly confused.
Good begin: Things have been going properly because the singer spoke to Maro, who was representing Portugal in the course of the night
The presenter caught on fast, and exclaimed ‘This is Poland’ after the correction, because the digicam lower to the efficiency.
Despite the mishap, Graham and Mika appeared to be having an pleasant night time – even grinning for a snap collectively earlier within the night.
Naming the commentator a ‘true legend’, Mika took to Twitter to share the shot, writing: ‘Look who I ran into backstage! A real legend of @eurovision! So good to see you once more @grahnort #eurovision.’
Mika actually appeared the half for the televised contest, donning a scorching pink tailor-made go well with for the extravagant occasion.
It was a change from his earlier ensemble, which was a go well with of an analogous model in a cream color, as he co-hosted the night alongside Alessandro Cattelan and Laura Pausini.
Star energy: He had on an extended white tie which he wore undone over his shoulders as he ready to co-host the competition with Alessandro Cattelan and Laura Pausini
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