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Here are your presenters for Eurovision 2020!!

It has been a while coming and the speculations ran wild all over Europe about who might host the 2020 contest. Many big names were rumoured to be the ones to take on the job, and earlier today the news finally came out through social media and through the official Eurovision website. AVROTROS has just made it all official and …

Albania: Festivali i Këngës moved to January?

In a break from tradition, albeit in extraordinary circumstances, it seems that Albania’s national selection for Eurovision and one of the nation’s traditional festivals will move from its usual December timeslot, according to the news site Lajmi.net. Following the devastating earthquakes that hit the Balkan nation in November, the national broadcaster RTSH looks set to announce the move of Festivali …

Celine Dion’s “Courage” album sales break unwanted Billboard record

It was great news last week for Celine Dion’s latest album “Courage” as it topped the Billboard 200 with 113,000 equivalent sales units. It was not great news this week for Celine Dion’s latest album “Courage” as sales plummeted in its second week, becoming the first ever record in American history to debut at Number 1 and fall out of …

Rotterdam: Open up to our new stage

Moments ago the official Eurovision website presented the new stage design, and it is no surprise that the stage was designed by Eurovision familiar Florian Wieder. When talking about the design, he stated that the stage presents a connection between the sky, the sea, and the land. Wieder also mentioned that the stage design was inspired by the canals and …

Anyone You Want To Be – Country Spotlight: POLAND

I promised myself that I would report on the JESC winner next – fully expecting it to be Spain – but Poland pulled off back-to-back wins, so here we are.  Could this sudden surge translate itself in success in adult Eurovision?  But first, the usual disclaimer: NOTE – This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity, as …

Malta: Eurovision star tied the knot last night

In today’s world its very difficult to keep secret especially when a famous tie the knot! But Ira Losco and her guests managed to keep the secret as last night she got married with her husband Sean Gravina after a 5 year relationship. Ira Losco participated in the Eurovision Song Contest twice in 2002 & 2016. She achieved great results …

Portugal’s Eurovision 1967 representative Eduardo Nascimento passes away at age 76

Eduardo Nascimento, Portugal’s representative at Eurovision 1967 with “O Vento Mudou” (“The Wind has Changed”), passed away last week in Lisbon at the age of 76. The Angolan born singer was the first black male artist to perform at Eurovision, one year after Surinamese singer Milly Scott became the first black female artist to perform at Eurovision 1966 for The …

Georgia Round-up: Tornike wins again, Ranina auditions begin!

It’s two in a row as last week’s victor Tornike Kipiani won the 3rd elimination week of Georgian Idol. In a contemporary Georgian classics themed episode, Kipiani won 21.17% of the televote with his cover of Genetic Code’s classic “Artificial Love.” Nika Kalandadze, whose twin sister Liza won an elimination round in last season’s Idol with her cover of “Artificial …

Sandro will represent Cyprus at Eurovision 2019

Cyprus’ national broadcaster CyBC and the EBU have confirmed the rumours of recent weeks – Sandro will be the Cypriot representative in Rotterdam! The singer, who previously took part in The Voice of Germany in 2018 under the name Alessandro Rütten and also performed at this year’s New Wave Festival in Sochi, Russia, will become the 37th representative of the …

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