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Hungary: Disqualification just before the final takes place

Hungary has once again gone with their traditional national final A Dal – which has been used in order to find the country’s representative every year since the program debuted in 2011 – and has proven to be very successful, but a bit of drama has now occurred with just less than a week before the final takes place. Bad news …

Romania: Second semi-final has concluded!

Bună seara from Arad! –  It’s been 2 long weeks since the first semi-final, but tonight we had the second semi-final taking place. With that, we now know the 12 finalists for the national final next week. Live from the Banat region in western Romania, 12 acts competed in the second semi-final in order to progress to the final and still …

Italy: Mahmood wins Sanremo 2019 & will go to Tel-Aviv!

The grand Italian festival Sanremo took place this past week, and what a glorious week it has been of new Italian music, but what we care most about is, who is going to Eurovision, so let’s have a look at this past week’s festival! Often seen as the mother of the Eurovision Song Contest, since our beloved contest was created …

Iceland: First 2 acts to the final!

The Eurovision fever is currently spreading throughout all of Europe, and so it does on Iceland. The first Semi-final of Söngvakeppnin 2019 has just concluded. With only 10 songs competing in the Icelandic national final this year, you’d think that it might be easiest to hold one grand final with 10 songs, but no, Iceland wants the Eurovision fever to last …

Finland: Darude and Sebastian Rejman to take part in Tel Aviv!

YLE has this year decided to go with the same approach as last year, by selecting an artist who will perform 3 songs, whereas the the song to represent Finland will in selected by both a jury and televote. The approach worked last year, but barely. In 2018, Saara Aalto was selected to represent Finland in Lisbon, after her huge …

Czech Republic: Lake Malawi heading to Tel-Aviv!

After the great success last year, the Czech broadcaster ČT, decided to once again go with an online international final to decide their entry for Tel-Aviv. More than a decade after the Czech Republic made their Eurovision debut, they finally managed to get themselves placed on the Eurovision map.  Mikolas Josef’s succesful participation last year, meant that they achieved their …

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