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Albania: Festivali i Këngës moved to January?

In a break from tradition, albeit in extraordinary circumstances, it seems that Albania’s national selection for Eurovision and one of the nation’s traditional festivals will move from its usual December timeslot, according to the news site Lajmi.net. Following the devastating earthquakes that hit the Balkan nation in November, the national broadcaster RTSH looks set to announce the move of Festivali …

Anyone You Want To Be – Country Spotlight: POLAND

I promised myself that I would report on the JESC winner next – fully expecting it to be Spain – but Poland pulled off back-to-back wins, so here we are.  Could this sudden surge translate itself in success in adult Eurovision?  But first, the usual disclaimer: NOTE – This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity, as …

Sandro will represent Cyprus at Eurovision 2019

Cyprus’ national broadcaster CyBC and the EBU have confirmed the rumours of recent weeks – Sandro will be the Cypriot representative in Rotterdam! The singer, who previously took part in The Voice of Germany in 2018 under the name Alessandro Rütten and also performed at this year’s New Wave Festival in Sochi, Russia, will become the 37th representative of the …

Bulgaria: Victoria Georgieva is the Bulgarian representative in 2020

They withdrew from the 2019 contest, but are now back in the fray once again and this morning, Bulgarian broadcaster (BNT) held a special press conference to reveal that Victoria Georgieva – simply known as VICTORIA – will fly the Bulgarian flag in 2020. Who is Victoria? By now, we know that her full name is Victoria Georgieva and that …

Poland: TVP interested in hosting Junior Eurovision 2020

Following their second consecutive victory in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this afternoon, the national broadcaster of Poland, TVP, indicated that they would seek the right to host the competition once more next autumn. Viki Gabor took home the glass microphone trophy and became the second Pole in as many years to lift the trophy for her performance of  the …

Bulgaria gears up for Eurovision comeback

The Bulgarian national broadcaster BNT is preparing for its comeback to the contest, and ahead of the reveal for the 13th Bulgarian representative at the contest on Monday 25th, their social media feeds have begun to crank up the hype and hint at what we can expect from the nation in Rotterdam! #TeamBulgaria, as it seems the Bulgarian delegation will …

A piece on Andorra’s potential return to Eurovision…

Fresh from the press: Our colleagues at Eurovoix have reported that Andorra have made plans to return to the contest. What does this mean? Will we see Andorra back at Eurovision? Well, no. Not quite yet. Andorra won’t be participating in Rotterdam. The Pyrenean microstate withdrew in 2010 due to financial matters and will be continuing their absence for at …

Cyprus: Reports link Sandro Nicolas to Eurovision 2020

Cyprus may be gearing up for an artist announcement for Eurovision, which could take the form of The Voice of Germany alumnus Sandro Nicolas, according to Greek-language contest site Eurovision Fun. The singer, who became known on the 2018 edition of the competition and performed as Alessandro Rütten, is reportedly being lined up to represent Cyprus in the competition in …

Australia: Mitch Tambo & iOTA joins the national final line-up

They might have taken part every year since 2015, but in 2019, they gave the public what they wanted, and they are ready to do that again in 2020. Australian broadcaster SBS is slowly releasing the names of the participants, for the upcoming Australian national final. Eurovision – Australia Decides 2020 Just like last year, SBS is taking the same …

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