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Russia Will Not Host Intervision 2014

Russia announced that it will not host its own rival to Eurovision, the Intervision Song Contest, in 2014, according to the Russian news source Rusnovosti. Intervision was supposed to be the “family-friendly” alternative to Eurovision following Conchita’s victory and the supposed “end of Europe.”  The shows producers decided not to host the contest owing to the “political situation” in Russia; …

Russia: Channel 1 Confirm Participation and Selection Process

After weeks of speculation as to whether Russia will have a representative in Austria next May, due to political intervention and many people stating that they should not participate due to Conchita Wurst winning the 2014 Contest last month. The national broadcaster of Russia have announced that they will be present in Austria next may and the singer will likely …

Russia Organises “an alternative to bearded Eurovision”

As heavily reported over the recent weeks, many people in authority inside Russia have expressed their concern about “Europe’s moral degrading.” Just after the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest final a number of reports suggested that Russia would organise their own song contest, as an alternative to the Eurovision Song Contest in protest of Conchita Wurst winning the 59th contest held …

#Together: Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014

Little under two weeks after the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest came to an end, the European Broadcasting Union are preparing the second largest cong contest in Europe, Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Viewers of the Eurovision Song Contest will have noticed that a young girl named Gaia Cauchi performed some of her song ‘The Start’ in the grand final. This young …

Russia wants to start its own version of Eurovision

Needless to say but not everyone in the world is thrilled with a victory of a bearded woman, especially not in Russia. Austria who won the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 with the bearded Drag Queen Conchita Wurst and her anthem “Rise like a Phoenix” on Saturday upset several Russian Lawmakers. The socially conservative politicians are eager to break away from …

Russia: Twins Reveal New Video

The last of the 37 participating countries in the 2014 to reveal their song, Russia, have revealed a new version of their video for their song ‘Shine’. The Tolmachevy Twins have revealed the video which is simple and classic. It is in black and white, which shows the twins in various locations and playing guitars. [vsw id=”1u_MMu1DeeU” source=”youtube” width=”500″ height=”300″ …

Russia: Music video is released

Today the official music video for Russia’s entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 was released. The Tolmachevy Sisters have previously won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2006, now eight years later they will represent Russia with the song “Shine”. [vsw id=”MPI7AnD_QS8″ source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] Do you think the video makes the song shine even more? Discuss it …

Russia: Tolmachevy Sisters ‘Shine’ Revealed

The final of the 37 participating countries in the 2014 was made available moments ago. The Tolmachevy Sisters will (as previously announed) will perform ‘Shine’ in Copenhagen, in hope of bringing the second Russian victory in the Eurovision Song Contest. The song was set to be decided through a National Final entitle KTO, but the Russian national Broadcaster later opted for …

Tolmachevy Twins set to represent Russia

The Russian broadcaster has not officially announced the act to represent the country at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest however multiple sources have confirmed that the Tolmachevy Twins will go to Copenhagen in May. Some of you may remember them from 2006 when they took part in the Junior version of the contest which they won with the song “Vesenniy …

Conchita Wurst under attack by Russian Conservatives

Conchita Wurst is not receiving a lot of love from several conservative groups including the All-Russian parenting Group. The singer was internally selected by the Austrian broadcaster to represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Russian Ministry for Communications received a petition to ban the broadcast of the Eurovison Song Contest in Russia from …

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