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Latvia: LTV gears up for Supernova

Preparations are well underway for the Latvian selection, with Supernova now in its fifth year since its beginnings in 2015. The competition has grown from strength to strength with unique compositions, sleek modern production and the help of some quirky nods to the international fanbases following the contest across the internet (we still miss your antics, Riga Beaver). Now, LTV …

Malta: Two more acts leave The X Factor

Tonight, the live shows of Malta’s version of The X Factor continued, as two more acts were eliminated from the competition which will decide the Maltese artist for Tel Aviv. Each of the remaining ten acts performed once again, under the theming of ‘throwbacks’ – retro songs for the performers. #YOU can see the performances below (original artist in brackets); …

France: Here are your favourites in Destination Eurovision Semi 1

Earlier this week we asked #YOU, our wonderful readers, to vote for who were your favourites in the first semi-final of Destination Eurovision. With over 250 individual votes cast we now have a result, including one favourite in particular and your four qualifiers. In first place it’s Bilal Hassani and “Roi” with 26% of the vote, and your overall favourite …

Transgender contestant Anastasia confirmed to appear on Georgian Idol

After a week of speculation on social media, the Georgian Public Broadcaster officially confirmed today that transgender singer Anastasia will appear on this Saturday’s episode of Sakartvelos Varsk’vlavi, the Georgian version of the Idol franchise and the country’s selection process for their representative at Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Eagle-eyed fans caught a brief glimpse of Anastasia on the …

Czech Republic: Listen to the eight songs of ESCZ here!

Yesterday we reported on the names expected to fight for the Czech ticket to Tel Aviv, and today the national broadcaster Česká televize has confirmed that these eight acts will indeed be in the selection for Israel. However, today’s press conference event did also unveil the songs that the performers would compete with in ESCZ, the Czech selection. The eight tracks …

Latvia: Who is your favourite in Supernova? Vote now!

Back in December, the Latvian broadcaster LTV whittled down the 33-strong shortlist for Supernova to a final 16 entries, which will take part in the semi-final stages early next year. Now that everyone has had time to digest the potential entries in Latvia, we’d like to know what #YOU think of the participating acts. Which entry will come out on …

Spain: First three songs of the OT Eurovision Gala are chosen!

Back in December, Operación Triunfo came to an end in Spain with Famous taking home the trophy, after memorable performances of songs such as “Nobody but You” by Cesár Sampson and Bruno Mars’s hit “Uptown Funk”. But now the moment Eurofans were watching for is approaching, as the first three songs that will take part in the Eurovision Gala are …

Vidbir: Ukrainian artists announcement expected in January

Confirmation of the artists taking place in 2019’s edition of Vidbir is expected in “less than a month” by UA:PBC, with the corporation also posting a number of teasing tweets regarding which acts may be part of the Ukrainian selection. Less than in a month we will introduce the list of participants of #Vidbir2019 to start an exciting #Eurovision season …

Montenegro: Montevizija final set for February 9th

Montenegro’s national broadcaster RTCG has today confirmed that the national selection for the Balkan nation, Montevizija 2019, will take place on Saturday 9th February. The competition will see five participants fight for the Montenegrin spot at Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv, with the line-up including 2009 participant Andrea Demirović, who returns with an entry in Montenegrin alongside the other four …

Romania: Listen to the currently released Selecția Națională songs now

Following the announcement of the participating artists and their songs for the Romanian selection, Selecția Națională, a lot of the artists seem to have jumped the gun and released their potential Eurovision entries, including those of 2006 entrant Mihai Trăistariu (M I H A I), 2003 entrant Nicoleta Alexandru (Nicola), America’s Got Talent performer Laura Bretan and pop singer Xonia. We …

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