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Jamala is flying the flag for Ukraine!

2 semi finals down, 3 weekends later, Ukraine has selected its finalist for Eurovision 2016 in Stockholm. The winner, who will be flying the Ukrainian flag in Stockholm will be Jamala with her song ‘1944’. She got 5 points from the jury and 6 points from the televotes. Ukraine have a 100% Grand final qualifying record in Eurovision with 1 victory back …

Iceland: Greta Salóme Is Heading To Stockholm

2016 is the year, that marks the 30 year anniversary for Iceland’s debut at the Eurovision Song Contest, and with this, the island with about over 300.000 inhabitants celebrated this with a spectacular show. To show how much the Icelandic people care for the song contest, they opened the show with a spectacular opening of previous Icelandic entries from the …

Argo will fly the Greek flag!

After all the rumours in the past couple days, ERT (Greek national broadcaster) has just revealed that the band Argo will be flying the Greek flag in Stockholm this year! Argo is formed Europond, Greek band that we already reported that could represent this country at the 61st edition of Eurovision Song Contest check out here. Europond is the band that consists of seven members, and due …

Ukraine: Semi-Final Running Order

Photo credit: STB and UA:Pershiy The running order for the Ukrainian national selection has been determined. The draw was conducted by Ruslana, who will be on the jury. The running order for each semi final are as follows: Semi final 1 (6th February): 1: Jamala 2: The HardKiss 3: Brunettes shoot Blondes 4: Svetlana Tarabarova 5. Vladislav Kurasov 6: Aida …

Ukraine: Semi-Finalists Announced

  Yesterday, Ukrainian broadcast STB announced the list of 18 acts who have made it through to the Ukrainian national selection semi finals. The front runner for this competition, as it stands, is Anastasia Prikhodko, who since last October, has expressed her interest to compete in Stockholm under her native flag of Ukraine. She last took part in Eurovision in 2009 …

Ruslana and Verka Seduchka on Ukrainian Jury

  It has been announced in the media that 2004 Eurovision Winner, Ruslana, and 2007 Eurovision runner up, Andrei Danilko who performs as Verka Seduchka (this time as himself, without his alter ego) will be taking their places on the Ukrainian selection jury for Eurovision. This means they will have a say in who is selected to be Ukraine’s participant …

Find out the results of the draw

Hello Europe. Good evening Australia. EBU and the representatives of 43 participating countries have gathered in Stockholm city hall for the allocation draw for the semifinals of this years Eurovision Song Contest. Here you can check the results of the draw, also in which semifinal will  BIG 5 and Sweden vote. But first, just before the draw has started, SVT …

EBU eases fears over Poland participation

In recent weeks it has come to the attention of the internet and Eurovision fans that new laws have been set in place by the Polish government. These laws in particular relate to the added control over media given to the state. As a result many fans have been worried about the new law standing in the way of Poland’s …

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