The Eurovision Song Contest is the most prestigious music competition in the world. Therefore, it is very important to have, as Jon Ola Sand would say, a valid result. ESCDaily spoke to Thomas Niedermayer from EBU’s voting partner Digame.
“The most important part for jury voting is to ensure members of the jury are not influenced. We control this through notarees in the country where the jury resides. And we also have employees in our head office, one employee for each participating country. That way we can check the results on both ends.”
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Niedermayer also spoke about the new app, which allows the viewer at home to applaud for the act on stage: