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Bosnia & Herzegovina: Ralph Siegel planned to fund return?

It appears that another unlikely combination might have appeared at the competition next year in Lisbon, with rumours surfacing that Bosnia & Herzegovina’s return to the contest could’ve been entirely funded by none other than Ralph Siegel, serial Eurovision composer and institution of the event. The plans for the comeback were revealed by legendary Bosnian singer Hanka Paldum who Siegel …

Bosnia & Herzegovina withdraws from Eurovision 2017

Perhaps it was too good to be true to have all of our favourite countries in Kiev and alas, it seems to be so. Overnight, the national broadcaster of Bosnia and Herzegovina, BHRT, has confirmed that the Balkan nation will be bowing out of the show in 2017 following increasing financial pressures on the corporation. Bosnia & Herzegovina’s troubled participation …

BHRT shuts down on June 30th

One more public broadcaster is facing major problems. The Bosnian national broadcaster will shut down in one month. Board of directors have made a decisions and public statement today that the television will stop producing and airing programme on June 30th till further notice. One of the biggest problems is the debt of 15 millions of euros that two other …

Bosnia & Herzegovina submit provisional 2016 paperwork

Bosnia & Herzegovina has taken another step closer to the contest in 2016, as BHRT has now submitted provisional participation paperwork to the EBU. Bosnia & Herzegovina has not taken part in the contest since 2012, due to financial difficulties suffered by the broadcaster. We had previously reported that these financial difficulties continued to affect the broadcaster but it seems …

Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2016 still a target, media reports

The national broadcaster of Bosnia and Herzegovina, BHRT, will aim to submit preliminary forms for the country’s return the the Eurovision Song Contest soon, despite financial difficulties affecting the channel in recent years, according to our colleagues at escbubble. A media source in Bosnia and Herzegovina has reported that the broadcaster sees Bosnian participation in the contest as a priority …

Bosnia & Herzegovina: No participation in Vienna

Sad news have reached us from Bosnia & Herzegovina: Despite having submitted a preliminary application, The Balkan country will not take part in the 60th Eurovision Song Contest after all. This was confirmed by the Bosnian broadcaster BHRT itself. The reasons stated were continuous financial problems and lack of sponsors. Previously there have been rumours about potential Bosnian representatives: the …

Hari Mata Hari to represent Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Bosnian website avaz.ba has posted a surprising nugget of Eurovision news if true – the Balkan nation’s most successful Eurovision artist Hari Mata Hari may be gearing up for a comeback which promises to be equally as successful as in 2006. While no official statement or announcement from the Bosnian broadcaster BHRT has been made, the site suggests that various …

Bosnia and Herzegovina return to Eurovision!

Great news today! It appears that Bosnia and Herzegovina are lining up to return to the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 after taking two years out for financial reasons. According to esctoday the national broadcaster of Bosnia and Herzegovina, BHRT, has submitted a preliminary application to take part to the EBU and while this doesn’t necessarily mean the country won’t …

BHRT announces return of Bosnia & Herzegovina to ESC 2014

In an unexpected twist of fortunes, the Bosnian national broadcaster, BHRT, has announced today that they will actually be returning to Europe’s favourite music event next year. In their announcement they’ve stated that the Bosnian withdrawal in 2013 was due to financial reasons, but that the situation is not any better this year. However, the Executive Board of BHRT believes …

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