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Severina holds a spectacular concert in Belgrade Arena

Our Balkan correspondent Stefan was at Croatian Eurovision icon Severina’s performance in Belgrade recently – find out how the show went below! The Croatian representative from Athens’ Eurovision, Severina is currently on a local tour called The Magic Tour. After a concert in her hometown Split, the next stop was Belgrade and home of the 53rd Eurovision Song Contest in …

Sweden: Carola to return to Melodifestivalen

Carola, three-time participant for Sweden and one of the most iconic Melodifestivalen and Eurovision performers, will return to the competition in 2020, according to Aftonbladet’s Tobbe Ek. The five-time participant and Eurovision 1991 champion will return with a self-penned track about her Christian faith, This marks the first time she appears with a song she wrote and will be making …

MSNBC President Phil Griffin involved in shocking allegations about Eurovision 2006 co-host

On the eve of the release of journalist Ronan Farrow’s anticipated investigative book “Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators,” new allegations about American news network MSNBC President Phil Griffin have surfaced regarding his behavior at the embattled NBC network. American journalist Yashar Ali revealed earlier this evening that Farrow’s book specifically describes an incident regarding …

Russia: Dima Bilan hints at wanting a third try at Eurovision

Russia’s sole victor in the Eurovision Song Contest, Dima Bilan, has hinted that he would be interested in returning for a third time to the contest if the selection of the Russian candidate was opened back up to the public. The Russian representative for Eurovision has been selected internally each year since 2013, with Channel One and VGTRK rotating the …

Eurostars are having a busy summer

[AdSense-B]   Summer time is when most of us go to some Mediterranean location to enjoy the sun and vitamin sea, but for some others it is also a time full of commitments to numerous fans form all across the Europe and world. Several former Eurostars have been really busy in past few days with new releases. Joci Pápai, Tijana …

Serbia: Flamingosi’s Marinko Madžgalj has died

Sad news for Serbia this week as Flamingosi’s Marinko Madžgalj (right) died yesterday (26th March) at the age of just 37 from pancreatic cancer. Flamingosi, a duo of Marinko and Ognjen Amidžić became known amongst Eurovision fans in 2006 when they entered Serbia and Montenegro’s ill-fated selection for Eurovision 2006. They were favourites to win the competition with their entry …

Is Bosnia&Herzegovina country #41?

With the statement from Bulgarian HoD that BNT has not applied to participated in Stockholm and Jan Ola Sand’s report that there are currently 41 countries running in next years contest the questions started to rise again. Yesterday, one of the best newspaper in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Dnevni Avaz, reported that the saga about countires’ participation still hasn’t came to …

Lordi are going on tour

Lordi made international headlines when they triumphed in the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest and the Finnish rockers are still going from strength to strength. The band are set to travel across the continent after they announced dates for a 41-stop European tour beginning in Finland on January 30th. The tour dates for Lordi are as follows; January 30th – BeatCon, …

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