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Ukraine: Vidbir 2019 to conclude on February 23rd

The Ukrainian national broadcaster, despite recent rumours of debts, have confirmed that they are holding a national final for Eurovision 2019 in collaboration with commercial channel STB. The partnership, which is now in its fourth year, will see two semi-finals take place leading up to a national final on Saturday 23rd February. The contract between the two broadcasters appears to …

Valters Frīdenbergs, one half of Walters and Kazha (Latvia 2005), dies aged 30

Some desperately sad news has emanated from over in Latvia today, as it has been confirmed that one of the performers for Latvia at Eurovision 2005, Valters Frīdenbergs, has died of cancer at the age of 30. The singer, who finished 5th as part of the duo Walters and Kazha in 2005, had been battling the disease since 2016. Having had …

Greece: Could Helena Paparizou Return to Eurovision?

Helena Paparizou is interested in returning to the Eurovision Song Contest for a third time. The singer has won the contest for Greece in 2005 with her song Number 1. Previously, she impressed the European viewers in 2001 when Paparizou, as one half of the band Antique, represented Greece with the entry “Die For You“, finishing in a respectable third …

Italy wins OGAE Second Chance Contest!

The results of the 2018 OGAE Second Chance Contest is in, following the weekend’s contest in Stockholm, Sweden, and Italy’s Annalisa and her song “Il Mondo Prima Di Te” won with 350 points which is a new record in the contest. France’s Emmy Liyanna with “OK ou KO” finished 2nd, also breaking the 300 point barrier, and Finland’s Saara Aalto …

Bulgaria withdraws from Eurovision. Sign the Petition!

Bulgaria have done extremely well in Eurovision recently. After their two year break in 2014 and 2015 they came back with style in 2016 placing fourth with Poli Genova and If Love Was A Crime, then went even better in 2017 when Kristian Kostov placed second with Beautiful Mess. Equinox placed fourteenth with their song Bones, in Lisbon with another …

Bulgaria to withdraw from Eurovision?

Bulgaria have done extremely well in Eurovision recently. After their two year break in 2014 and 2015 they came back with style in 2016 placing fourth with Poli Genova and If Love Was A Crime, then went even better in 2017 when Kristian Kostov placed second with Beautiful Mess. Equinox placed fourteenth with their song Bones, in Lisbon with another …

Denmark: DR fires over 200 employees, can Denmark participate?

October 10th was marked as a very sad day for most employees at the DR Byen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Due to a huge saving plan, this meant that multiple employees would be laid off from their work. Short Introduction To begin with, what does this all mean and how can this involve Denmark’s participation at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest …

Does Israel’s 2018 Junior Eurovision entry violate EBU rules?

This week has been busy for Junior Eurovision fans as Georgia, Italy, Australia, Serbia, and Israel have all announced their entries for the contest taking place next month. Wales also selected their entry for Minsk on Tuesday, which means that we currently have 15 of the 20 entries for Junior Eurovision 2018. The remaining countries of Azerbaijan, France, Ireland, Poland, …

Armenia confirms participation for Eurovision 2019

Armenia has confirmed that they will take part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel. This has been confirmed by the Armanian broadcaster AMPTV. Armenia was one of the last countries taking part in 2018 to announce their intent to take part in the contest the following year. Only Russia, Moldova and San Marino have not confirmed …

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