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Return to Copenhagen

So it has been over 4 months since we were in Copenhagen for the Eurovision. And I’m back, to see what the city is up to. Gone is the feel of #joinus , especially so when I get off the metro at Kongens Nytorv. If you were in Copenhagen back in May and used the metro system then you’ll probably …

Finland: Softengine album out October 17

Finland’s representatives in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest have announced that their debut album will be released October 17th, shipping worldwide. The young rock band’s album will consist of 11 songs and although unconfirmed, it seems likely it will include their Eurovision entry “Something Better” and latest single “Yellow House”. The band has also announced that they are now a …

Russia Will Not Host Intervision 2014

Russia announced that it will not host its own rival to Eurovision, the Intervision Song Contest, in 2014, according to the Russian news source Rusnovosti. Intervision was supposed to be the “family-friendly” alternative to Eurovision following Conchita’s victory and the supposed “end of Europe.”  The shows producers decided not to host the contest owing to the “political situation” in Russia; …

Video: Conchita takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

After being nominated by Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic, reigning Eurovision champion Conchita Wurst has uploaded her attempt at the Ice Bucket Challenge, the viral campaign aiming to raise money and awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Watch the video below: [vsw id=”mX95KR0JRvI” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] For more information on ALS and to donate to the cause, go to www.alsa.org

Slovenia joins Junior Eurovision 2014

Slovenia has become the third debutee in this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest after confirmation from the contest’s executive supervisor, Vladislav Yakovlev, on Twitter. My God, our JESC family has very smart kids!! Well done, guys and welcome to … Slovenia! 🙂 #JuniorESCPress — Vladislav Yakovlev (@Ya_VladislaV) August 19, 2014 Despite continued silence over the country’s participation in Eurovision 2015 …

‘Wonderful Copenhagen’ chairman resigns over Eurovision debt

It was announced today that the chairman of the Danish capital’s tourism board Wonderful Copenhagen has resigned, following emerging details of the cost of Eurovision 2014. Michael Metz Mørch, head of the Danish Cultural Institute, stepped down from the role following earlier reports of the spiralling cost of Eurovision 2014 for the city of Copenhagen. We previously reported that the …

Norway: Listen to Carl Espen’s new single

Two days ago, Norway’s representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 released his follow-up single. Carl Espen, who sang “Silent Storm” in May and finished in a respectable 8th place, has announced that “Holding On” will be his next release. The song sees Espen taking a more upbeat approach compared to his sombre Eurovision entry. Listen to “Holding On” below: …

JESC: NTU Announces the Jury

The Ukrainian National Final is just two days away, and today it has been announced by the national broadcaster, the names of the five jury members which will compile their votes and make up 50% of the result in Saturday night’s final. The jury will consist of music and TV personalities: Gaia Cauchi (Junior Eurovision 2013 winner) Eldar Gasimov (Eurovision …

Twin twin play London

Monday 4th august So I’m on the way to London. Twin twin are playing tonight at Hoxton square and garden. It’s a one off London gig, and it surely is something not to be missed. Twin twin represented France in Copenhagen 2014, but sadly didn’t convert any fans into many votes finishing last place with a measly two points. Whilst …

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