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[UPD] Norway plans five-semi showcase in 2020 as MGP expands

The Norwegian national broadcaster NRK is reportedly planning a five-semi showcase of talent from across the Nordic nation for its Melodi Grand Prix in 2020, according to escsverige. The long-running selection format has selected Norway’s entry to the Eurovision Song Contest in every year of the country’s participation except 1991, but few years have seen as vast a selection as …

Georgian Idol Seeking Entries for Eurovision 2020

Before Oto Nemsadze was announced the winner of Georgian Idol and sent to Tel Aviv for Eurovision 2019, Georgia’s TV-1 announced that Georgian Idol was a ratings bonanza. So it comes as no surprise that Georgian Idol will again be used as the method of selection for the artist to represent Georgia at Eurovision 2020 in [as-yet-undetermined-city-but-we-are-doing-tours-of-these-cities], the Netherlands. And …

Switzerland: Selection process announced for 2020

After Switzerland achieved their best result since 1993 in Tel Aviv, it comes as no surprise that the national broadcasters of the Central European country are going for the same process to select their song for Eurovision 2020. 🎉Start of the Swiss selection for #ESC2020! Click here for details: 👇https://t.co/Q4QlYInqUj 🇨🇭 #Switzerland #Schweiz #Suisse #Svizzera #Svizra #Eurovision #srfESC #SRF #RTS …

Eurovision 2020: What’s this host city? (Episode 1 – Den Bosch)

With the race for hosting Eurovision 2020 hotting up, our editor and video correspondent (and conveniently one of the Dutch members in our team) Roy has taken it upon himself to teach Europe about the potential host venues for next year’s contest. Today, we have released the first episode in the mini-series, where Roy takes a look at the capital …

Eurovision Young Musicians 2020 to be held in Zagreb, Croatia on World Music Day

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced today that the 20th edition of the Eurovision Young Musicians Contest will be held on an open air stage in King Tomoslav Square in the Croatian capital of Zagreb. To coincide with World Music Day, the Eurovision Young Musicians Contest Final will be held on Sunday, June 21, 2020. Croatia’s Hrvatska Radiotelevizija (HRT) is …

Kosovo’s ESC participation unlikely and who are the best Borderline Qualifiers? | Ep 2 – June 23rd

The next Eurovision Podcast of the 2020 season is here. Matt from ESC United is going to discuss the latest and greatest news of the contest and shares his thoughts and point of view. Eurovision 2020 has one less likely participant and debutant. Kosovo will probably not join the ESC family next year. Let’s talk about the best borderline Qualifiers …

Slovakia: No return in 2020 due to “lack of interest”

Slovakia will sadly not be making a return to the Eurovision family in 2020 due to a lack of overall interest in the contest from artists and the Slovakian audience, according to a Eurovision site in the neighbouring Czech Republic. Confirming the news to eurocontest.cz, the press spokesperson of the Slovakian national broadcaster RTVS, Erika Rusnáková, states that the “proportion …

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