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Germany: Who are the first six hopefuls for Unser Lied für Israel?

Today the EBU and NDR confirmed the first six hopefuls for Unser Lied für Israel, the selection process that Germany will use to select their song for Tel Aviv. While the announcement was at pains to say that this is not the full line-up, the announcement of youthful stars has no doubt caused intrigue and excitement amongst Eurovision fans in …

Will 1in360 Return for 2019?

Following a string of disappointing results at the Eurovision Song Contest, San Marino RTV launched their first ever national final for their 2018 artist and song. It also happened to be the first of its kind, pulling talented artists from all over the globe to compete for the right to represent the country in Lisbon. Since May, fans have patiently …

Albania: Songs and artists announced for Festivali i Këngës 57

Now’s the time to get excited, everyone! The Eurovision season is fast looming and one of the horsemen of the Europopcalypse is the announcement of Albania’s hopefuls for Festivali i Këngës. This evening, this announcement was made by the Albanian broadcaster RTSH, with attention now turning towards the shows later on this year! 22 acts will perform in Festivali i …

Ukraine: Vidbir 2019 to conclude on February 23rd

The Ukrainian national broadcaster, despite recent rumours of debts, have confirmed that they are holding a national final for Eurovision 2019 in collaboration with commercial channel STB. The partnership, which is now in its fourth year, will see two semi-finals take place leading up to a national final on Saturday 23rd February. The contract between the two broadcasters appears to …

Australia: The land from down under is coming to Israel

The Australian broadcaster in charge for Eurovision, SBS, has confirmed that they have been invited to participate in next years show in Tel Aviv. It will be their fifth time performing at Europe’s favorite music show and some BIG changes are in order. SBS managing director Michael Ebeid confirmed the news to Australian television blog TV Tonight that Australia had …

Sweden: Voting figures revealed, drama in fourth semi-final

While the national selection season may have drawn to a close, it seems that the drama never stops at Melodifestivalen! This year, I guess everyone agrees that SVT offered some great excitement, but what were the true results of the competition? We finally know how the semi-finals panned out, so read on for the big reveal! The full results  Semi-Final …

Lithuania: Ieva Zasimauskaitė wins Eurovizijos Atranka 2018

So here we are – the last national selection of 2018 has drawn to a close, bringing with it the conclusion to three months of drama, epic moments and unexpected results. And what better way to finish off the season than with the conclusion of the long running Lithuanian marathon of Eurovizijos Atranka? Sixty songs entered at the beginning of …

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 …

TONIGHT: Norway and Sweden decide for Lisbon!

Tonight’s the night. After over two months of excitement, drama and controversy, the national final season once again draws to a close tonight for another year. However, the season ends on a bang tonight, as two Nordic powerhouses select their entries for Lisbon. The search in Norway and Sweden concludes! Here’s all of the information #YOU need for tonight. NORWAY …

Ukraine: UA:PBC expect to continue Eurovision 2018 participation

Earlier today, it has been reported by various fan outlets that the Ukrainian national broadcaster with regards to the Eurovision Song Contest – UA:PBC – would be putting Ukraine’s participation at the contest this year at risk due to a threat of closure and a lack of funding. However, it seems that the worries may be premature, as the official …

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