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Croatia: Franka “Istria is the Croatian Tuscany, you have to go!”

Earlier today, we got to speak to the enthusiastic and adorable Franka from Croatia, and we spoke about her favourite locations in Croatia, her thoughts about how her rehearsals have gone in Lisbon and what she would do on stage if she won a Grammy award! #YOU can see our interview with Croatia’s artist Frank below, and if #YOU like …

Malta: Christabelle “It’s about asking people not to be afraid of their problems”

Our next interview from Lisbon comes courtesy of Malta and this year’s entrant Christabelle. After four attempts, the young singer from Mġarr battles with the concept of mental health in Lisbon with her entry “Taboo”, and we spoke to her about the message of the song, how she wanted to tell a story with her performance and the vocal coaching …

Belarus: Alekseev “I’ve met so many good people in this experience”

After he had his next chance to rehearse on the Altice Arena stage, we had the chance to speak to Ukrainian performer Alekseev about representing Belarus, the idea behind his unique staging and how he would react if he won an Oscar! #YOU can see our interview with Belarus’ Alekseev below, and if you like our content then make sure …

Cyprus: Eleni Foureira “When I’m not on stage I’m a typical girl, walking my dog”

Earlier today we got the privilege to speak to Eleni Foureira, the popular representative from Cyprus this year as she made a visit to the press centre on a sunny Portuguese afternoon. She sat down with Fernando to have an animated chat and discuss the song’s inspiration, her experiences in life and what she is like away from the cameras …

Germany: Michael Schulte “To sit on the couch hoping for points will be a very exciting moment”

Last week, our Danish correspondent Christian was in London for the Eurovision Party held annually at the Café de Paris, where he got the chance to sit down with Germany’s Michael Schulte ahead of his travels to Lisbon. Christian and Michael spoke about the anticipation to be in the Eurovision experience first-hand, the change of direction from Germany and whether …

Montenegro: Vanja Radovanović “We have to put a little bit of our musical heritage in our song”

On Thursday the stars of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest descended on to the British capital of London to meet the press and fans and perform, and the London Eurovision Party was so far the largest gathering of this year’s acts. As a result it gave us at ESC United a great chance to speak to the artists and gauge …

Poland: Monika Urlik we can fight for ourselves, for more positive changes, growth and self protection.

In advance of Poland’s national final this evening, we had a chat with Monika Urlik, who’s vying to represent Poland with her song “Momentum.” You can read what she had to say about her life, career, and entry below! Your song that you will be presenting for the national final in Poland  is “Momentum” . What can you tell us …

Poland: Marta “It still seems a bit unreal”

Photo credits: Maciej Nowak/Universal Music Poland In preparation for tonight’s final, we’re catching up with some of the participants of Krajowe Eliminacje 2018. First up, it’s Marta!  First of all thank you for your time talking to us. How are you? Can you introduce yourself? What can you tell us about yourself?  Thanks for talking to me! I’m great; very excited …

Poland: Gromee “No one expected it!”

Poland will become one of the latest countries to decide their Eurovision entry for 2018 tonight as the annual Krajowe Eliminacje takes place. Ten acts will be taking part tonight, with one of the most hyped performances of the evening coming from Gromee and Lukas Meijer, who have already achieved success with “Without You” earlier this year, amassing over 8.5 …

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