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Eurovision 2018: The stage begins to take shape!

While the starts of this year’s contest have been making themselves known across the continent, and with the majority assembling in Amsterdam, the production crew of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest have been hard at work in the Altice Arena in Lisbon! Ola Melzig, a familiar name to many as the lead co-ordinator of the annual efforts to put together …

Netherlands: Eurovision in Concert next weekend! Final list presented

This Saturday, the biggest Eurovision Song Contest pre-party will kick off! It has now been confirmed that 32 participants will be travelling to Amsterdam to meet journalists and press and entertain the fans during the concert! The concert, which this year will be celebrating its tenth year anniversary, will be held for the first time at the larger AFAS Arena …

Estonia: Elina Nechayeva reveals #LaForzaChallenge

Estonia’s operatic starlet for Lisbon, Elina Nechayeva, has ramped up her promotion ahead of the contest by issuing a musical challenge to Europe and beyond; who can make the best cover version of her entry “La Forza”? According to Nechayeva and the Estonian delegation, the best personalised versions of “La Forza” will be in with a chance of earning the …

Albania: Eugent Bushpepa releases “Mall” video

Albania’s Eugent Bushpepa has continued his promotional push towards Lisbon by releasing the long-awaited official video for his entry, “Mall”. The artsy black and white video was uploaded to the official Eurovision channel this afternoon and follows the story of the song’s meaning, with a man and woman escaping from a crowd to be with each other. The video also …

Lys Assia, Eurovision’s first winner, dies aged 94

It’s the news that many Eurofans had expected in recent years, but it certainly doesn’t make it any easier to process; Lys Assia, the first ever winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, has sadly passed away at the age of 94. A history maker from the beginning, the Swiss performer carried home the first trophy of the contest’s history back …

Bulgaria: Equinox will be flying to Lisbon with the song “Bones”!

Last night, BNT (Bulgarian Television) revealed that Bulgaria will be represented by the band Equinox and that the song would be titled “Bones”. This morning, Bulgaria released the song via social media and the Eurovision Song Contest’s YouTube channel. Here is the Bulgarian entry for Eurovision Song Contest 2018: How do #YOU like the song? Do #YOU think Bulgaria can …

Lithuania: Ieva Zasimauskaitė wins Eurovizijos Atranka 2018

So here we are – the last national selection of 2018 has drawn to a close, bringing with it the conclusion to three months of drama, epic moments and unexpected results. And what better way to finish off the season than with the conclusion of the long running Lithuanian marathon of Eurovizijos Atranka? Sixty songs entered at the beginning of …

Macedonia: Eye Cue’s “Lost and Found” released

The Eurovision selection season is in its dying embers, but there’s still a lot of energy to be had in the last few entries to surface! Macedonia (FYR)’s entry had been going quietly under the radar for the past few weeks, but now the group Eye Cue have released their explosive and upbeat entry “Lost and Found”, which sees jarring …

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