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Armenia: Songs to be revealed next week

Armenia’s Depi Evratesil, while still only in its infancy, has certainly stepped up its game for the upcoming season! For the first time in the competition original songs will be competing to represent Armenia, much like in the traditional national final formats across Europe. It’s not long until we can find out what Armenia has to show us in 2018 …

France: Spot On The 18 Competitors

Mesdames et Messieurs, France has just recently published all the names that will take part in the French national final, which goes under the name “Destination Eurovision”, and one of these 18 acts will represent France in the grand final in Lisbon. The question as it stands is, who will it be, and can he, she or they deliver? Let’s …

Belarus: Who is in the next round?

One of the most weird and wonderful stages of any national final season is the Belorussian auditions round, where the hopefuls for the selection meet in Minsk and sing their hearts out, one by one, for the assembled judges. It has thrown up zombie shows, questionable vocals and erm, unique concepts in previous years, and the latest round of Belorussian …

MESC (Malta): Here’s what #YOU think!

As the 2018 season unfolds we are keen to gauge your opinion on the songs that will be taking part in selection shows across Europe. Next up, it’s the turn of Malta! We asked #YOU, our wonderful readers and viewers of escYOUnited, as well as our forum members, to vote on the Maltese songs fighting to join the competition later …

Finland: UMK18 songs to be released in February

In November 2017, Saara Alto was internally selected by the broadcaster YLE to represent Finland in the Eurovison Song Contest 2018. In the near future, we will know the songs that will compete in Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK), the Finnish National Final. Aalto will perform a total of three entries with the Finish public picking their favorite to send to Lisbon, Portugal. …

Spain: Selection to take place on January 29th

Spain’s hopes of a Eurovision renaissance in neighbouring Portugal will become clearer soon, as it has been confirmed that the artist will be selected on January 29th! The national broadcaster RTVE has already confirmed that it would be using Operación Triunfo to select Spain’s performer and song for Lisbon, with the final five remaining in the hunt for the coveted …

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