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A piece on Andorra’s potential return to Eurovision…

Fresh from the press: Our colleagues at Eurovoix have reported that Andorra have made plans to return to the contest. What does this mean? Will we see Andorra back at Eurovision? Well, no. Not quite yet. Andorra won’t be participating in Rotterdam. The Pyrenean microstate withdrew in 2010 due to financial matters and will be continuing their absence for at …

Eurovision Class of 2009: Where are they now? Part One: Georgia and Semi-Final 1 eliminated contestants

As far as Eurovision is concerned, the 2010s are done and dusted. ESC United is currently running a series ranking the entrants that each country sent during the 2010s, and as we recap what each contributing nation had to offer this decade, what about the artists who performed at the very last Eurovision of the 2000s? Did the entrants of …

Andorra won’t be back in 2017

So we have our first confirmed country staying at home in 2017, although this one shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Andorra, the contest’s only participating nation in recent years to never reach the Eurovision final, has confirmed via their broadcaster RTVA that participation for the country in Ukraine will not be viable for a number of reasons, most …

No return for Andorra in 2015

It’s been less than a week since Austria’s victory at the Eurovision Song Contest and (unfortunately) we already have our first “No” of the 2015 season. Andorra, the small country between France and Spain, is not returning next year. RTVA confirmed the non-participation which does not come as a maj0r surprise. Andorra first participation was in 2004 and the last time …

Interview : Andorra’s 10th anniversary in Eurovision

Nestled in the Pyrenees mountains, Andorra made its debut in the contest in 2004. The tiny state participated five times (2004 – 2009) with a wide variety of music styles. Back in 2004, they chose Marta Roure with the song “Jugarem a Estimar-nos” (We will play we’re loving each other). This catchy tune was penned by Jofre Bardagí and it tells the …

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