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Romania: Here’s who #YOU want to win Selecția Națională tonight!

Earlier this week, we asked #YOU to vote on your favourite act in Romania’s selection, Selecția Națională, and it’s now time to reveal your favourite! Or should we say… favourites! It is in fact a dead tie in our poll, with Bella Santiago and Laura Bretan both receiving 34% of the votes and the exact same number of votes each. Will …

Portugal: Semifinal 1 of Festival da Canção Takes Place!

Semifinal 1 of FdC has concluded in Portugal! Tonight, we heard the first half of the songs, and we have our first four qualifiers for the final two weeks from now! Tonight’s lineup was as follows: Ana Cláudia – “Inércia” João Campos – “É o que é” Soraia Tavares – “O meu sonho” Calema – “A dois” Conan Osíris – …

Lithuania did not get Monika’s Memo: “Criminal” through to Eurovizija Nacionalinė Atranka Final

Jurijus will run to the Eurovizija Nacionalinė Atranka Final alongside Antikvariniai Kašpirovskio Dantys, Monika Marija, and Jurgis DID & Erica Jennings, as his “Run with the Lions” won both the Jury and Televoters hearts. Heading into Eurovizija Nacionalinė Atranka Semi-Final 2, the big story is what the jury and televoters would do with Monika Marija’s “Criminal”, as she had specifically stated a preference on her …

Croatia: Roko wins Dora with “The Dream!”

Croatia have made their choice for Eurovision 2019! After eight years off, HRT, the Croatian broadcaster, organized their traditional national final, Dora, this time held in Opatija Sports Hall. 16 acts took the stage, and local Eurovision stars Vanna and Dino Jelušić performed as interval act, along with Mia Negovetić, who won a local children’s talent show and was featured on …

Call Me Mobee: Tara and Friðrik Ómar progress from Söngvakeppnin 2019 Semi-Final 2

Newcomer Tara Mobee and Eurovision veteran Friðrik Ómar emerged victorious from Söngvakeppnin 2019 Semi-Final 2 to make it to the March 2, 2019 Superfinal, where they will face off against industrial act Hatari and another Eurovision veteran in Hera Björk. Mobee, decked out in gold, translated “Betri án þín” to the stage convincingly, giving the multi-faceted and passionate display that some felt was …

Slovenia: Zala and Gašper are going to Tel Aviv

Slovenia have made their choice for Eurovision, and Zala Kralj and Gašper Šantl are going to Tel Aviv with their song “Sebi!” The Slovenian national selection, EMA, has seen some changes and revamps over the years. This year, RTVSLO decided to hold a night show with 10 acts. In the first round, after all the performers have presented their songs, a three …

Lachkepiani Downed in Georgian Jazz Composers themed Idol

Six became five as 17-year-old Tamar Lachkepiani was eliminated from the fourth live show of Georgian Idol. Nine out of the Idol ten contestants had some prior experience in a talent show, whether in Georgia or Ukraine. Lachkepiani was the only one who’d never been on television, but she departed today as the contest to be Georgia’s representative at Eurovision …

Ukraine Has Spoken: The Results from Semifinal 2 of Vidbir 2019!

Tonight in Kyiv, the second semifinal of the Ukranian national selection has concluded. Eight acts took the stage to compete for the three remaining slots in next week’s final. Amongst the hopefuls were Ukrainian star LAUD, who placed 4th in last year’s Vidbir final. Joining him was the Ukrainian band KAZKA, who had the first song in Ukrainian to make …

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