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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 …

Tel Aviv Today: Sunday 11th May (Day 8)

Where yesterday was the longest and most exhausting day so far, today was a little bit less of a rollercoaster. We only had the second half of the second semi-final to look forward to. Let’s take a look at how this day went! The rehearsals started with Croatia, but that wasn’t the first upload of the day on the official …

Madonna will be an interval act at Eurovision this year!

Speculation has been rife for a while, but now things seem to have been confirmed. Madonna is going to perform in Tel Aviv as an interval act.  The European Broadcasting Union has been in talks for a long time with Madonna. At first it looked like it would not happen, since one of the songs that she wanted to perform …

Running Order for the Semifinals Revealed!

The running orders for both semi-finals and the final are among the most important things in Eurovision. Today, the semi-final running orders were released. This is a huge deal, since you can get a good idea of which songs stand out and which don’t.  So let’s take a look at this running order! Semi final 1: Cyprus Montenegro Finland Poland …

Albania Calling: Jonida Maliqi’s revamp of “Ktheju tokës” appears online

As you may recall, Jonida Maliqi won Festivali i Këngës 57 back in December with her song “Ktheju tokës”, becoming the first official song of the Eurovision Song Contest for 2019. In annual tradition for Albania, the entry underwent the dreaded revamp process, which in the past has resulted in mixed reaction. Today, following the reveal of the last Eurovision entry …

Azerbaijan: Chingiz to Eurovision with “Truth!”

The hits keep on coming today, as Azerbaijan have just released their entry for Eurovision 2019! They ended months of speculation that Chingiz would be off to Tel Aviv by confirming that speculation and releasing his entry, “Truth.” The song is a mid-tempo synth-pop number with fairly relaxed verses and a larger chorus, and the music video is certainly quite …

Luca Hänni’s 2019 Song Has Officially Been Released!

First San Marino, now Switzerland has announced their 2019 Eurovision entry. Luca Hänni was confirmed to be the Swiss artist when a live premiere was posted to the Eurovision YouTube channel for the Swiss song, also announcing that the song title would be She Got Me. Luca rose to fame in 2012 when he won season 9 of Deutschland sucht den …

Is the Dutch song already leaked?

Tomorrow is the day that the Netherlands release their song for 2019. We already know that the artist will be Duncan Laurence, but the Netherlands remained silent after that. They are currently in 6th place in the odds, but is the actual song already leaked? This afternoon a website about Duncan Laurence temporarily existed and it contained information about the song. …

Serbia: Nevena Božović wins Beovizija 2019 with “Kruna”

Another artist is set to return to the Eurovision stage in Tel Aviv, as it has just been confirmed who will represent Serbia in this year’s competition! Nevena Božović has been crowned champion of this year’s Beovizija, the national selection competition Serbia uses for the Eurovision Song Contest. Her entry, “Kruna”, won the jury vote and finished third in the …

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