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Israel: Host city to be announced today?

The Jerusalem Post have reported that the host city announcement for Eurovision 2019 may come today, Thursday 6th September, with there supposedly being a two-horse-race between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv for the contest. While the EBU has not publically confirmed what day they would reveal the destination for the contest, it has been widely reported that an announcement of some …

RTP loses 4 Million Euros From Hosting Eurovision

As reported by ESC Portugal, the Portuguese broadcaster RTP spent 20 million Euros on the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Unfortunately that is more than they received back in revenue, which runs at 16 million Euros, therefore ending up with a loss of four million euros. Unrelated to Eurovision, the broadcaster also reportedly lost a significant amount of money during the World …

Portugal: RTP confirms Lisbon as 2018 host city

Fans of the contest who were around for the bidding process for the 2017 contest, which eventually went to Kyiv, noted that it was a long, drawn-out process, with the host city itself only confirmed in October 2016. Many fans took to social media to complain about the lengthy process leading up to Ukraine’s Eurovision. This year, things couldn’t be …

We Are Going To Kyiv In 2017!

It’s been a long process, but it has finally come to an end, and we can finally move on… Kyiv will host the contest in 2017! Today marks the day, of a very difficult process, which has come to an end, which for most Eurovision fans, is a relief of joy. Since May, when Stockholm hosted the contest in the Globen Arena, …

No host city yet… but should we be worried?

Over the last few weeks the number of fans seem to have turned into critics as the looming decision of the host city for 2017 plods on, day after day and week leading into week. Some have taken this as a signal that perhaps the organisational power of NTU and the Ukrainian government to host such a demanding event should …

Six cities officially apply to host Eurovision 2017

Six Ukrainian cities are to compete to host the 2017 Eurovision song contest, Ukrainian state television officials have announced. Kyiv, Lviv, Dnipro, Odesa, Kharkiv and Kherson had officially applied to host Eurovision 2017! However, none of the cities currently have a suitable arena to host next year’s Eurovision, according to Ukrainian Culture Minister – Yevhen Nyshchuk. In an interview with Ukraine’s Fifth …

Eurovision 2015: What’s next?

There are only a bit more than 200 days left until the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 kicks off. Today the ORF Director General Alexander Wrabetz and the Mayor of Vienna Michael Häupl held an official meeting for a very important cause – they both signed the so-called “Memorandum of Understanding” which ensures the cooperation between the host broadcaster and the city of …

2015: What Vienna is planning

Earlier today, Vienna’s city councillor Christian Oxonitsch held a press conference about the Eurovision Song Contest in May. He presented the budget that Vienna will contribute to the contest and outlined plans regarding side events. Budget It was announced that the city of Vienna is planning to spend almost 12 million euros on the event. Here’s a detailed list of things they …

2015: First details revealed

A few hours ago the Austrian broadcaster ORF announced that the 60th Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Vienna. Despite Innsbruck being more financially generous, the capital managed to score with a more convincing overall concept. Host duo already decided? Today (Thursday) at 11:00, ORF will hold an official press conference regarding further details and financial aspects of the …

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