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Podcast: Good news for Albania, sad news for Russia

Get ready for another episode of our Podcast, the last one of 2016.   Today’s topics include: Russian army choir – Eurovision 2009 interval act – loses 64 members in plane crash tragedy. Albania chooses Lindita and her song “Botë”. Armenia selects Artsvik for Eurovision after marathon national selection. Eurovision in Concert tickets will go on sale very soon. Our …

Russia: Alexandrov Ensemble involved in plane crash

Some sad news emerging from Russia this morning, as it has been confirmed that 64 members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, well known in many countries as part of the Red Army Choir, have died in a military plane crash in the Black Sea. The ensemble formed part of the memorable interval act of Eurovision 2009, which was hosted in Moscow, …

GEORGIA WINS JUNIOR EUROVISION 2016!

Good Afternoon Europe, and Good Evening Australia! The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 has come to an end, and whenever a Eurovision contest comes to an end, we have a winner. From Georgia, Mariam Mamadashvili singing her song “Mzeo” has won the competition, giving Georgia their 3rd win, and has officially crowned Georgia as the ultimate Junior Eurovision Champions, being now …

Running Order For JESC!

After yesterday’s announcement of the 2016 Junior Eurovision ‘halves’ of the running order, PBS, the Maltese national broadcaster have revealed the full running order. As we found out yesterday, Ireland will open the show and Georgia will close the show, but, here is the complete running order: Ireland Armenia Albania Russia Malta Bulgaria Macedonia Poland Belarus Ukraine Italy Serbia Israel …

Running Order Halves for Junior Eurovision

On Sunday we will be watching the 2016 Junior Eurovision live from Valletta, Malta. Today the halves that each country will be performing in have been announced. Ireland will open the contest and Georgia will close the show, but they are the only positions currently know. First Half: 1. Ireland Russia Malta Macedonia Bulgaria Belarus Albania Armenia Second Half: Serbia …

Listen To All The JESC 2016 Songs

In 9 days we will be watching the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest live from Valletta, Malta. With some countries (Montenegro, San Marino and Slovenia) withdrawing from this year’s contest, and Poland, Israel, and Cyprus returning to the contest, we have a total of 17 countries taking part in this year’s event. So let’s take a look at the songs …

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! …

Russian Jury Broadcast The Jury Show

One of the Russian jury members during tonight’s Jury Show decided it would be a good idea to broadcast some of the jury final on periscope. The video shows the jury members watching the Netherlands and Armenia and shows the screen they are watching which shows a lot of the Dutch and Armenian performances. The video also reveals some voting …

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