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Germany: The rise and fall of a promising rebirth

In a new series of articles, we begin to discuss the results of Eurovision 2017 and analyse where it went wrong for some countries, where it went right and ultimately what lessons we can take from another surprising year in the contest’s lifespan. Any opinions expressed in this, or any other upcoming articles with this disclaimer, represent only those of …

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 …

A History of Eurovision: 1066 to 1217

Whilst it is believed by many to have begun in 1956 in Switzerland, the Eurovision Song Contest has, in fact, existed in one form or another for a number of years. Recent research by Prof. A. Prillis from Valetta University has uncovered a surprising sequence of events throughout the ages. It seems that the contest can be traced as far …

Who do #YOU want to win Eurovision 2017?

We have finally made it to this point of the year, an exciting time for all – all 43 entries fighting to win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest have been released! Because of this, there’s only one question on everyone’s lips… Who is likely to see the end credits rolling over their entry late on May 13th? There are of …

SHOCKING! Serbian pop-singer claims that Germans plagiarized her song

Levina will represent Germany at Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv, with the song titled ‘Perfect Life’. But, is it still  perfect with the news as Aleksandra Kovač, Serbian pop-singer, claims that the Germans have plagiarised the song? Three years ago Aleksandra composed a song ‘Young and Wild’ for the same titled German movie, directed by Felix Maxim Eller. Now, she claims Levina – the …

Germany: “Perfect Life” music video released

Germany have wasted no time in promoting “Perfect Life”, their entry for Eurovision 2017. Today the EBU released the music video for Levina’s poppy song on the Eurovision YouTube channel and you can check it out below! Germany takes part in the final as one of the members of the Big 5, and will be hoping to reverse fortunes in …

Poll: Who is the best of the Big 5?

Over the weekend something remarkable happened, perhaps unprecedented in recent years of the contest. By February 12th, all five members of the special Big 5 group decided on their entries for Eurovision 2017, far earlier than in recent years! The good thing about this year’s crop is that the Big 5 have once again put forward a strong showing for …

Germany: Levina wins Unser Song 2017

Germany have decided – Levina will fly the black, red and gold in Kiev after winning the national selection Unser Song 2017! The singer progressed to the final stage of the competition which saw her go head-to-head with Axel Faige, following Germany’s eliminations of Yosefin Buohler, Felicia Lu Kürbiß and Helene Nissen. With Levina and Faige both performing the two songs …

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