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Ukraine: Vidbir 2018 participants confirmed

Ukraine, still on a high from their successful hosting of Eurovision 2017 and a strong-fought national selection for the home contest in Kyiv, will once again be looking to put in a strong performance on the international stage in Lisbon. Today, the national broadcaster UA:PBC in conjunction with commercial network STB have announced the participants in the 2018 edition of …

Cyprus: Helena Paparizou turns down chance to represent country

Fans of the competition have been in hot anticipation today after rumours emerged that Helena Paparizou, the Greek champion of Eurovision 2005, may have been in positive talks to represent Cyprus in the competition in Lisbon. While these were just rumours, INFE Greece has confirmed that these talks did in fact take place, but with a disappointing outcome; Helena Paparizou …

Belarus: Sofi Lapina withdraws from selection amid controversy

Belarus’ selection has taken a dramatic twist today, after an open letter signed by seven of the participants in the selection has ultimately seen one of the participants withdraw their entry! The controversy surrounds Alekseev, whose entry “Forever” fails the EBU rule regarding the performance or release of songs before 1st September 2017. Regardless of this, the public broadcaster of …

Reaction Video: Malta MESC 2018 Songs

Editor-in-Chief Matt continues the Reaction Video series, a journey through the National Final season. In an attempt to bring the readers a raw and uncensored experience, the intent is to watch and/or listen to the entries live on cam for the first time. Malta has had mixed success in recent years as far as their qualification is concerned. After having …

Spain: Four finalists selected for Operación Triunfo

Spain’s latest selection method, which involves selecting a finalist from the popular singing competition Operación Triunfo, is coming into clear focus now, and after last night’s gala of the show we know the names of four of the artists that will fight to represent Spain in neighbouring Portugal. The three artists who immediately made it through are; Amaia Miriam Alfred …

Moldova: 28 songs submitted for O melodie pentru Europa

Moldova, still on a high from their unexpected third place finish in Kyiv, will certainly be hoping for bigger things in Lisbon. We now have a clearer picture of this possibility, with the artists that could potentially take Moldova there revealed by the national broadcaster TRM earlier today. 28 artists have submitted entries that have made it through to the …

Latvia: Ed Rallidae "Aminata wrote this song with my voice in mind almost a year ago"

As we approach the busy times of the Eurovision national final season, our attention turns towards Latvia and their Supernova selection. One of the most anticipated performances in the selection will come from Ed Rallidae, despite being a relatively unknown artist outside of the country. However, he certainly has a star name behind his song, with recent fan favourite and …

Reaction Video: Switzerland 2018 - Die Entscheidungsshow

Editor-in-Chief Matt continues the Reaction Video series, a journey through the National Final season. In an attempt to bring the readers a raw and uncensored experience, the intent is to watch and/or listen to the entries live on cam for the first time. It’s Switzerland’s turn today. “Die Entscheidungsshow” is schedule to take place on February 4th, 2018 with six …

Armenia: First five songs of Depi Evratesil revealed

As reported on Friday, Armenia’s national broadcaster ARMTV will reveal all 20 songs from this year’s Depi Evratesil over the course of the week, as the Eurovision season really starts to take shape! Today was the first day of reveals, and included Tamar Kaprelian’s return to the Eurovision fold with Poison (Ari Ari), a song co-written by Sebu Simonian of …

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