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Estonia: These are the participants for Eesti Laul 2019

The Estonian broadcaster ERR has released the 24 names in its talk show Ringvaade which will take part in the semifinals of Eesti Laul 2019 in January and February. A total of 216 entries were sent online to the broadcaster.  The Semi-finalists are:- Kerli Kivilaan – Cold Love, written by Kerli Kilivlaan, Egert Milder, Andres Köpper Kadiah – Believe, written …

Eurovision 2018: We have our finalists and running order halves!

And there we have it, we have our final 26 acts! Eighteen acts gave it their all to reach the grand final tonight but ultimately only ten countries could make it through to Saturday’s final… and there were some against the odds qualifiers once again! The ten acts that reached the final are; Serbia Moldova Hungary Ukraine Sweden Australia Norway …

Israel: Listen to Netta Barzilai’s “Toy”

Israel gave us a scare back in Kyiv when the long-standing spokesperson for the Middle Eastern nation, Ofer Nachshon, told Europe that 2017 would be their last participation. Boy, are we glad he was wrong though! Since the Israeli national broadcaster changed hands, and the latest season of HaKokhav HaBa concluded, we are now finally at the stage where we …

Sweden: Benjamin Ingrosso wins Melodifestivalen 2018!

The decision is finally known – Sweden have a performer for Lisbon! Tonight saw the latest edition of Melodifestivalen take place at the Friends Arena in Solna, Stockholm. Twelve acts (eight direct qualifiers and four second chance entries) performed on the show, going as follows; Méndez – Everyday Renaida – All The Feels Martin Almgren – A Bitter Lullaby John …

Latvia: Markus Riva qualifies following ‘technical failure’

In a surprising turn of events, an extra song has qualified to Latvia’s Supernova final, after it was confirmed that there was a technical failure in the counting of the votes! Latvia’s national broadcaster LTV has been forced to make the admission that it should have been Markus Riva with “This Time” who qualified for the Supernova final in the …

Croatia: HRT tease representative, announcement tomorrow

Despite a busy weekend in the Eurovision world, it seems we are on the horizon of another major announcement, as the Croatian broadcaster HRT has confirmed its representative for Lisbon will be announced tomorrow, 13th February! The broadcaster confirmed that news on the selected representative would be forthcoming in a post to their official Facebook feed, as shown below. Eagle-eyed …

Latvia: Two acts qualify for Supernova final

Tonight saw the Latvian national selection kick off once more with a strong showing, as seven acts did battle to make it to the Supernova final in three weeks’ time. The seven acts that took part in tonight’s show were; Katrīna Gupalo and The Black Birds – Intoxicating Caramel Rahu the Fool – Oh Longriver DVINES – More Than Meets …

Czech Republic: Mikolas Josef wins the national selection!

And we have a winner! After a few weeks of voting and last week’s reveal of the international jury favourite, it has been confirmed; Mikolas Josef with “Lie to Me” will represent Czech Republic in Eurovision 2018! The singer had been one of the major favourites to take the ticket to Lisbon and the Czech national broadcaster Česká televize confirmed that …

Estonia: Mart Normet to stand down after Lisbon

Mart Normet, the Estonian television producer who has been responsible for overseeing the growth of Eesti Laul and Estonia’s participations in Eurovision, has announced that he will be standing down from the position following the Lisbon 2018 contest in May. It was former head of delegation Heidy Purga who initially envisaged the creation of Eesti Laul, following multiple failures under …

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