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Martina Bárta Officially Selected for Czech Republic

Czech broadcaster Česká Televize has confirmed the rumor that they will be represented in Kiev by jazz vocalist Martina Bárta through a post by the Eurovision Song Contest’s Facebook page. Though relatively unknown in mainstream musical circles, Bárta has no small number of credits to her name in jazz music, including in her current hometown, Berlin. We’ve attached some of her performances …

Could you be in the class of 2017? Send your song for Kiev

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The Eurovision season has begun and (most) national broadcasters are working on overdrive to select their song for Kiev next May! Some broadcasters are having an open call for songs, which means you could be part of the Class of 2017! As is traditional, Norway and Denmark have an early open call …

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 …

Poland wins Eurovision Young Musicians

It’s only September but once again we have a new Eurovision champion! Poland has just won the 2016 edition of the Eurovision Young Musicians competition, which seeks to find the best new musical talent in Europe. This year it was the turn of Łukasz Dyczko to take the crown with a rendition of Wagner’s Rhapsody pour Saxophone alto, with the Czech …

Predictions: Televote (Readers) vs. Jury (Team Stockholm) – Semi-Final 1

Your votes have been counted, the results are in and you can stop voting now, Europe and beyond! It’s now time to officially reveal which songs you have predicted to qualify, and how that compares to the rankings of the team here in Stockholm! We were amazed at the response to our poll so thank you very much to all …

TONIGHT: Eurovision 2016 Semi-Final 1

After months of preparation, nerve-wracking national selection shows, hours of rehearsals, countless interviews and press meetings, tonnes of partying (there’s room for that at Eurovision t00) and a little dose of sightseeing, the stage is set, the artists are raring to go and we are finally here. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 to begin! …

“It’s like the Olympic Games of music” Interview with Czech Republic’s Gabriela Gunčíková

One of the biggest highlights of rehearsals so far has been the flawless performances of this year’s Czech representative, Gabriela Gunčíková. She is one of the current press favourites and despite her popularity we got the chance to have a quick chat with her. Watch Gabriela speak about her country, her exploits in America and the plight of Czech Republic’s Eurovision …

Czech Republic: Gabriela stands with us

  Today we took some time to chat with Czech representavive, Gabriela Gunčíková, who will sing a strong, emotional ballad I Stand. Hello Gabriela, thank you so much for taking some time to talk with us. You will be the fifth representative of the Czech Republic, but many fans say that I Stand is the best song your country has sent. How do …

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