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The Netherlands will pick their artist in October

Some meaningful news now from the land of tulips and flat land, with AVROTROS confirming today that the Netherlands’ representative in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest will be chosen internally once more, with the name expected to come in early October. Over the previous few years the broadcaster has ditched its national selection processes which resulted in the country failing …

Czech Republic: Confirmed Participation for Kiev

The latest country to confirm their participation in Czech Republic, who’s TV station announced today that they will take part in the 2017 contest in Kiev. The TV station have also began accepting songs for 2017, which includes songs penned by international writers. Jan Potměšil who is in charge of selecting the Czech song for Kiev stated “I am convinced …

Eurovision season is gearing up

We are half way through September and of course that means that every new song we hear is eligible to be chosen to represent a country in May next year in Kyiv. After the drama with host city, we can now focus on drama about national finals. It was revealed today that Germany will select it’s representative via talent show, …

The latest hits from Sweden’s Melodifestivalen stars

Last week, SVT announced the dates for the next Melodifestivalen which is scheduled for February and March 2017. SVT decided to keep the same format as 2016, with four semi-finals that are once again sure to get the Eurovision world talking. However, while SVT plans ahead, most of the past participants where busy releasing their tracks during the last summer …

We Are Going To Kyiv In 2017!

It’s been a long process, but it has finally come to an end, and we can finally move on… Kyiv will host the contest in 2017! Today marks the day, of a very difficult process, which has come to an end, which for most Eurovision fans, is a relief of joy. Since May, when Stockholm hosted the contest in the Globen Arena, …

Norway: Return of International Jury For MGP

The Norwegian TV channel have announced that they are in it to win it in 2017! They want to replicate the success of Bobbysocks and Secret Garden by bringing back the international jury to their national final. The international jury was used in 1985 and 1995 when Norway won the Eurovision Song Contest. It has been stated “What we’re doing …

No host city yet… but should we be worried?

Over the last few weeks the number of fans seem to have turned into critics as the looming decision of the host city for 2017 plods on, day after day and week leading into week. Some have taken this as a signal that perhaps the organisational power of NTU and the Ukrainian government to host such a demanding event should …

Melodifestivalen 2017 Dates Announced

As time is passing by, and we are still awaiting the big question, on which city will host Eurovision Song Contest 2017, then Sweden has decided to reveal some local news, which is that the national selection in Sweden, also well known as Melodifestivalen, has been announced, and the dates are set. Just like every year, 6 cities in Sweden …

The new season begins today!

We know, it’s been a long summer for us too. But take a look at the calendar and you’ll notice today is a very significant day in the Eurovision cycle; any song released from today could potentially be an entry in next year’s contest! While in practical terms this means very little, it makes fans across the continent keep a …

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