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Olivia Newton-John Battling Breast Cancer Again

The United Kingdom’s representative in the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest, Olivia Newton-John, has today revealed that she is, once again, battling breast cancer. “Long Live Love” performed by Olivia Newton-John in the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton ended 4th on the night. Later Olivia became a Hollywood star, most famous for her role as Sandie in Grease. Newton-John has …

The Big 5 Pick Their Halves

Today it has been announced which halves each of the Big 5 will perform in. This was done in the press conference after their rehearsals today. As previously announced, Ukraine will perform in the second half in position 22. The remaining pre-qualified countries have selected which half they will perform in and their running order position will be determined by …

Which rehearsal is the most promising? Day 6

And today we’ve completed the set! All 42 countries have now performed on the Kyiv stage so we have a clearer picture of who will do well and who won’t! France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Ukraine and United Kingdom have brought us giant heads, mirrored shells, spinning cities, surfing and – of course – a dancing monkey. Of course, for those …

Spain: Manel Navarro and his Eurovision duets

Spain’s Manel Navarro has certainly been a busy man during the weeks leading up to Eurovision, recording duets with a number of this year’s artists – he’s certainly a diverse young talent. #YOU can check out the duets of Manel Navarro as his team prepare to arrive in Kyiv for his first rehearsal on Sunday. Martin Garrix’s “In The Name …

United Kingdom: Engelbert Humperdinck is back

For many, he was the shock of Azerbaijan’s Eurovision – the veteran crooner Engelbert Humperdinck was chosen as the British representative for the contest back in 2012 at the tender age of 76 to follow in the footsteps of boyband Blue. The decision shocked and confused thousands of Eurofans back in the day, but many conceded that the performer was …

Throwback Thursday: Tricia Penrose

Many moons ago, in 2002, a well known lady, Tricia Penrose, took part in the UK final for Eurovision with her song “DJ Romeo”. Tricia didn’t quite make it to Eurovision in Estonia, but ended a respectable 2nd place in the UK final. Let’s take a look at what Tricia has been up to recently! Tricia now has two sons, …

Lucie Jones (United Kingdom) Interview: I knew that this was my song

Lucie Jones, who is going to represent the United Kingdom at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, is one of the many acts taking part in Eurovision in Concert, the annual event that is taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands for many years. It’s a great opportunity for the acts to introduce themselves to the world and promote their entry. …

Eurovision stars descend on London

Tonight sees one of the annual highlights from the Eurovision pre-party calendar as the stars of 2017 descend on the Cafe de Paris in London, United Kingdom. The London Eurovision Party, which is now in its tenth anniversary year, is currently taking place in the British capital with 21 of this year’s acts and three special guests performing in Leicester …

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