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JESC: Belarussian Finalists Announced

In preparation of this year Belarussian national final for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, the national broadcaster BTRC have announced their ten finalists. The national broadcaster received 48 songs to be considered for their national selection, although only 46 met the criteria. The two songs rejected were sent from Russia and did not meet the rules stating that the songs …

Russia Organises “an alternative to bearded Eurovision”

As heavily reported over the recent weeks, many people in authority inside Russia have expressed their concern about “Europe’s moral degrading.” Just after the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest final a number of reports suggested that Russia would organise their own song contest, as an alternative to the Eurovision Song Contest in protest of Conchita Wurst winning the 59th contest held …

UK: 1997 Winner Released As Charity Single

Back in 1997 Katrina and the Waves took Europe by storm, and won the Eurovision Song Contest by a landslide, with 227 points in the Point Theatre in Dublin. Today, Irish singer,Lee Matthews has released a cover of the winning song with proceeds going to the charity, Join Our Boys. The Charity has been set up in aid of Duchenne’s Muscular …

2014: Running Order

Tonight saw the last of the qualifiers announced, as well as the finalists picking out of a bowl the half of the final they would perform in. As follows is the running order of the final as decided by DR the national broadcaster of Denmark: Ukraine Belarus Azerbaijan Iceland Norway Romania Armenia Montenegro Poland Greece Austria Germany Sweden France Russia …

2014: Semi 2 Qualifiers Running Order Allocation

After another exciting semi final tonight, the ten qualifiers have selected their semi final ‘half allocation’, meaning the acts have selected from a bowl the half of the semi final that they will perform in on Saturday’s Grand Final. Here are the the countries and the half they selected: Norway – First Half  Greece – First Half  Romania – First Half  Austria – First Half  Poland – First Half  Belarus – First …

2014: Semi 1 Qualifiers Running Order Allocation

Last night saw the First Semi Final of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, in which it was announced that; Montenegro, Hungary, Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, San Marino, Ukraine, Sweden, The Netherlands, and Iceland, had made the final. In the press conference after the results it was announced which half of the Final the countries would perform. The allocation is as follows: …

2014: Bookies’ Predictions

Every year Europe’s leading bookmakers invite people to place bets on the Eurovision Song Contest, this year is no different. In recent years the odds have been very reliable. In 2013 the hot favourite was Denmark at around 6/4. In 2012 Sweden’s odds were not much different. In 2014 the bookies favourite for the last few weeks has been Armenia, …

Russia: Twins Reveal New Video

The last of the 37 participating countries in the 2014 to reveal their song, Russia, have revealed a new version of their video for their song ‘Shine’. The Tolmachevy Twins have revealed the video which is simple and classic. It is in black and white, which shows the twins in various locations and playing guitars. [vsw id=”1u_MMu1DeeU” source=”youtube” width=”500″ height=”300″ …

OGAE Poll 2014: Four more vote

The OGAEs of Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland and the Rest of the World have contributed their points to the organisations’ official ranking of all 37 songs in the contest this year. Spain gave their eight to Israel, ten to Molly of the United Kingdom, and 12 to the song ‘Undo’ from Sweden. The Netherlands gave their 8 to Sweden, ten to …

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