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Iceland in Eurovision: All songs from 1986-2018 – Reaction

Matt is reacting to all Icelandic songs, starting in 1986, all the way up to 2018. Let’s talk about Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest. Iceland first entered the contest in 1986 and has taken part a total of 31 times. That includes two second places but they are still waiting for their first win. Let’s stroll down memory lane …

Israel: Progress made in Budget talks between Broadcaster & Government

We recently addressed the issue of Israeli broadcaster KAN having some budgetary issues when it comes to hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. The EBU granted a payment deadline extension pushing the date out to August 14th.   Ynet.com is reporting that ongoing talks between KAN and the Israeli government have been ‘positive’. The overall budget has been discussed with …

EBU responds to the Turkish Head of TRT on controversial Eurovision comments

We previously reported statements made by the the of TRT, the Turkish National broadcaster. İbrahim Eren made controversial statements about the Eurovision Song Contest and its current leadership. He also provided several reasons on why Turkey hasn’t returned to the contest. Mr. Eren particularly criticized Conchita Wurst who represented Austria in 2014 and won the contest with “Rise like a Phoenix“.  …

United Kingdom: JOWST keen to compose 2019 entry

Eurovision 2018 was certainly an eventful edition of the contest for many countries involved, but for none moreso perhaps than the United Kingdom, whose participation was interrupted by a stage invader at the contest’s final. SuRie, performing the British entry “Storm”, had the microphone snatched out of her hand by an activist with a backpack, prompting a backlash and waves …

EBU denies rumours of Kazakh debut

The EBU have been forced to make a statement regarding the recent news that Kazakhstan may be set for a 2019 debut in Eurovision, and has suggested that the current rules of membership to the organisation would only allow for associate membership for Channel 31. The statement obtained by our friends at esctoday suggests the following; “Channel 31 Kazakhstan has …

Kazakhstan: Negotiations to debut in Eurovision 2019

It appears that the prayers of many Eurovision fans longing for another debutant in the contest could be answered very shortly, as it is revealed that the Kazakh broadcaster Channel 31 is in positive talks with the EBU regarding the Eurasian nation’s debut in the contest – and could join Europe’s favourite TV show in 2019. The broadcaster, available nationally …

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