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Italy: Luisa Sobral turns down invitation to enter San Remo

Luisa Sobral, the composer of the entry “Amar pelos dois” which brought Portugal their first ever Eurovision victory in 2017 with her brother Salvador, has revealed in a wide-ranging interview with Portuguese online newspaper Observador that she was invited to perform in this year’s edition of the San Remo festival but turned down the chance. The jazz singer-songwriter and composer …

Portugal: Who will succeed Salvador Sobral?

The pressure is on, since RTP, host broadcaster of this years Eurovision Song Contest, has just recently revealed who will take part in the Portuguese national final, Festival da Canção! Festival da Canção 2018 will consist of 2 semi-finals and 1 grand final, with the winner getting the honor of representing Portugal on home soil. After months of waiting, the …

Bulgaria: Kristian Kostov wins EBBA Public Choice Award

Topping off a fantastic 2017 for the young Bulgarian star, Eurovision 2017’s runner-up Kristian Kostov has taken the prestigious Public Choice Award at this year’s European Border Breakers Awards. The accolade, which is chosen by the public to honour the next rising star in Europe, has previously been won by stars such as Dua Lipa, The Baseballs, Eurovision’s own The …

Video: Salvador Sobral’s successful heart transplant

Fans of Salvador Sobral can rejoice: The talented singer who won the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine just underwent a successful heart transplantation surgery. Watch the video below for more information:   The singer announced in September that he had to take a hiatus from his professional life to take care of his health. You can watch our …

Portugal: Salvador continues Excuse Me tour tonight!

It’s been a whirlwind week for Salvador Sobral, the modest performer who stormed last weekend’s Eurovision Song Contest. Since his triumph many have compared him to being a national hero and he was heralded back to Lisbon by thousands of thankful Portuguese fans at the airport. Now that the dust has settled on the contest and we continue to pick …

Alexander Rybak Covers Amar Pelos Dois

The 2009 Eurovision Song Contest winner has provided us with a surprise today. He has covered the 2017 Eurovision winner “Amar Pelos Dois”, and rewritten the lyrics in English. Rybak pays tribute to the first ever Portuguese winner, Salvador Sobral and his sister Louisa who wrote the song. Alexander Rybak won the Eurovision song contest for Norway in 2009 with …

Portugal was your favourite from day one!

#YOU voted in your droves in yesterday’s first impressions poll, and a surprise winner has emerged – Portugal was the most promising rehearsal from yesterday (even without Salvador Sobral!) Luísa’s rendition and the unique staging of the entry earned her the top spot on the first day, with Finland’s Norma John in second and Azerbaijan’s Dihaj in third. The poll for …

How much can we trust the initial news source?

Wishing the best for Salvador Sobral (Portugal) – But how much can we trust the initial news source? This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not represent the views of the other editors, the EBU or escYOUnited as a whole. On March 15, 2017, Flash.PT alongside many other Portuguese online gossip websites, posted news reports …

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