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Junior Eurovision Roundup: Shavnabada Tour Marches On, Portugal Returns

Eurovision fans will have been treated to two separate Shavnabada displays this week, with their appearance as backing singers in Georgia’s Eurovision 2019 entry by Oto Nemsadze, “Keep on Going,” and in the fourth week of რანინა (Ranina), Georgia Public Broadcasting’s method of selection for Junior Eurovision 2019 in Gliwice, Poland, on November 24, 2019. Four “tours” of different themes …

Portugal’s Eurovision 1992 entrant Dina passes away at age 62

Ondina Veloso, known professionally as Dina, passed away this morning at age 62. According to the spokesperson of Lisbon, Portugal’s Pulido Valente Hospital, Dina had suffered from pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease where lung tissue slowly and gradually becomes damaged and scarred. Dina will be familiar to Eurovision fans for her 1992 entry “Amor d’água fresca” (“Fresh Water Love”) which …

Portugal: Conan Osiris won Festival da Canção

Last year’s Eurovision Song Contest host, Portugal, has organized the final of the Festival da Canção. After 2 semi-finals, 8 finalists competed in today’s shows which were : Calema – A Dois Mariana Bragada – Mar doce Matay – Perfeito Surma – Pugna NBC – Igual a ti Madrepaz – Mundo a mudar Conan Osiris – Telemoveis Ana Claudia – Incercia Today’s show …

Portugal: Who did #YOU want to win Festival da Canção 2019?

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s titular character was once asked in the 1982 classic, “Conan, what is best in life?” After reviewing your response to yesterday’s Festival da Canção 2019 poll, Conan Osiris will respond with the exact same line as Arnold’s Barbarian: “To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you!” And with a whopping 75% of the vote, #YOU voted for …

TONIGHT: Five countries decide for Tel Aviv, final line-up in Melfest confirmed

Can #YOU believe it? We are already at the penultimate weekend of the national selection season, but what a bumper few weeks we are expecting, with 24 songs still to come for this year’s contest. Tonight will see five of these songs confirmed as the selection processes hot up across Europe. There’s also the small matter of Andra Chansen in …

Portugal: The final line-up is complete

Last year, they had the honour of finally showing Lisbon to the world and host our beloved contest, but now everything is back to normal and we’re one step closer to knowing who will represent Portugal this year. Semi-Final 2 Last week, the first semi-final of  Festival da Canção 2019 took place, and tonight the second semi-final took place. Just like last …

Portugal: James reviews Festival da Cançao entries – Semi-Final 2

With Portugal’s selection “Festival da Cançao” having its second Semi-Final this weekend, James sat down to look at the acts in the second semi-final. Are there any potential Eurovision winners in the Portuguese selection once more? Lara Laquiz – “O lugar” James – 6 – A fairly ordinary pop banger. Lara as a vocalist does not leave much of an …

Portugal: Semifinal 1 of Festival da Canção Takes Place!

Semifinal 1 of FdC has concluded in Portugal! Tonight, we heard the first half of the songs, and we have our first four qualifiers for the final two weeks from now! Tonight’s lineup was as follows: Ana Cláudia – “Inércia” João Campos – “É o que é” Soraia Tavares – “O meu sonho” Calema – “A dois” Conan Osíris – …

TONIGHT: Super Saturday 2019

There’s always one weekend in the Eurovision calendar that promises to deliver, and that special weekend is upon us – it’s Super Saturday 2019! And this year, it’s a whopper. No less than eleven selection shows are taking place across Europe to make it the busiest night by far of this year’s selection calendar. Tonight sees the return of a …

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