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Could LRT consider alterations to Lithuanian national final?

It would appear that Jurij Veklenko’s 11th place finish in Semi-Final 2 has caused LRT and the Lithuanian delegation to consider introducing changes to the Lithuanian national final “Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka”. In an interview with 15min.lt, show producer Gediminas Jaunius admitted that “Now we are focused on a good show. We are happy arguing, sending something to “Eurovision” …

Bulgaria: Decision on 2020 participation after BNT elections in July

The Bulgarian Eurovision delegation has confirmed that they will know more about the situation for 2020 and the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 after elections for a new director general of BNT take place in July. The public broadcaster responsible for sending a Bulgarian artist to the contest pulled out from 2019 due to financial concerns and the fact that …

Montenegro: Head of delegation wants expanded Montevizija in 2020

In an interview conducted by esckaz with the Montenegrin head of delegation, Sabrija Vulić, the intention to extend the competition was revealed. Vulić said “My intention next year is to make a big concert,is maybe with 20 songs. Why? This competition is a chance for young musicians to introduce themselves to the public.” This also served as a confirmation that …

Australia: Eurovision participation secured until 2023

Australia’s national broadcaster Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has confirmed that the country will take part in Eurovision 2020… and 2021… and 2022… and 2023! The deal comes off the back of a successful national selection held this weekend in the Gold Coast, where Kate Miller-Heidke was chosen to represent the Oceanic nation in the song contest. SBS’ head of commissioning …

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