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Severina holds a spectacular concert in Belgrade Arena

Our Balkan correspondent Stefan was at Croatian Eurovision icon Severina’s performance in Belgrade recently – find out how the show went below! The Croatian representative from Athens’ Eurovision, Severina is currently on a local tour called The Magic Tour. After a concert in her hometown Split, the next stop was Belgrade and home of the 53rd Eurovision Song Contest in …

Sweden: Carola to return to Melodifestivalen

Carola, three-time participant for Sweden and one of the most iconic Melodifestivalen and Eurovision performers, will return to the competition in 2020, according to Aftonbladet’s Tobbe Ek. The five-time participant and Eurovision 1991 champion will return with a self-penned track about her Christian faith, This marks the first time she appears with a song she wrote and will be making …

Russia: Dima Bilan hints at wanting a third try at Eurovision

Russia’s sole victor in the Eurovision Song Contest, Dima Bilan, has hinted that he would be interested in returning for a third time to the contest if the selection of the Russian candidate was opened back up to the public. The Russian representative for Eurovision has been selected internally each year since 2013, with Channel One and VGTRK rotating the …

Serbia: Flamingosi’s Marinko Madžgalj has died

Sad news for Serbia this week as Flamingosi’s Marinko Madžgalj (right) died yesterday (26th March) at the age of just 37 from pancreatic cancer. Flamingosi, a duo of Marinko and Ognjen Amidžić became known amongst Eurovision fans in 2006 when they entered Serbia and Montenegro’s ill-fated selection for Eurovision 2006. They were favourites to win the competition with their entry …

Lordi are going on tour

Lordi made international headlines when they triumphed in the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest and the Finnish rockers are still going from strength to strength. The band are set to travel across the continent after they announced dates for a 41-stop European tour beginning in Finland on January 30th. The tour dates for Lordi are as follows; January 30th – BeatCon, …

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