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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 …

New hits from Ira Losco, Brendan Murray, Kate Miller-Heidke, Madame Monsieur and More! – May Music Round-Up

The month of May has been filled with music releases from past Eurovision artists, and we want #YOU to be aware of these new songs! 22 songs and music videos have been released from all across Europe, and even Australia, just in time for your summer playlists! Today we will focus on 8 of these new hits. Ira Losco – …

EDITORIAL: And the song that best describes my Tel Aviv Eurovision experience is…

…Germany’s “Sister” No wait! Seriously! Come back! Despite all my issues with the staging and presentation of the Germany entry this year, like all Eurovision songs to me, there is value in them, including this song. (And kudos to the two ladies from S!sters constantly making the most of their time in the Eurovision spotlight!)  But let me explain… “I’m …

Finland: No more internal in 2020

Who got the time to think about PED (Post Eurovision Depression)? There is literally things happening all the time in the Eurovision bubble and today Finland showed that. While The Netherlands is already preparing for the 2020 contest, then so is all the remaining broadcasters around Europe as well. Yle has today revealed some of their plans for the upcoming …

German comedian Freshtorge wants to represent San Marino at Eurovision 2020

It’s been two weeks since Duncan Laurence was declared the winner of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest and the conversation about 2020 are already underway. The German comedian Freshtorge has posted a video on Youtube declaring his genuine interest in representing San Marino (NOT Germany) at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in the Netherlands.  Freshtorge is a 30-year old  Germany …

Belgium: The Voice finalist Wannes Lacroix “wants to do Eurovision”

We are barely a week away from the Eurovision 2019 final ending but already artists in countries across Europe are looking ahead to 2020. One such artist, according to HLN in Belgium, is the 16 year old finalist of this year’s The Voice van Vlaanderen, Wannes Lacroix. In the interview, posted yesterday before the show’s conclusion this evening, the young …

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” …

Iceland: Hatari’s use of Palestine flags pre-agreed by all group members

Controversy erupted within the Expo Tel Aviv and social media this week after the Icelandic band Hatari displayed Palestinian flags during the televoting sequence, and we want to give you the full story. This article takes no political stances nor intends to legitimize the acts of Hatari members, but report the experiences of the group during their time in Tel …

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 …

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