Children in Eurovision-style contest

Children across the North East have been singing on stage in Durham as part of a Eurovision-style contest. Around 400 pupils sang in foreign languages from Lithuanian to Spanish, Polish to Norwegian.

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Musical language lessons for school singers

Children from Hotspur primary school sing in Norwegian. Credit: ITV

Hundreds of children from schools across the North East have been taking part in a Eurovision-style Song Contest.

The event, at the Gala Theatre in Durham, was aimed at improving their language skills.

Around 400 children from 27 schools are singing in languages from Lithuanian to Spanish, Polish to Norwegian.

A pupil belts out the chorus during the event at the Gala Theatre, Durham. Credit: ITV
These pupils have been practising 'Stand By Me' in Lithuanian. Credit: ITV
After practice in schools, they performed in front of around 400 other pupils. Credit: ITV
Pupils wait their turn to perform at Durham's Gala theatre. Credit: ITV
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