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MESC: Here’s what we think!

Ahead of tonight’s Malta Eurovision Song Contest our editors Sean and Stefan took a look at all 16 competitors in the selection. What did we think of the songs and did we agree on a winner? AIDAN – Dai Laga – 10/20 Sean – 7 points “Probably the most modern of all of the songs in this competition with its …

Latvia: Katrīna Gupalo and The Black Birds “Crazy modulations, spontaneous rhythm changes, uncontrollable surprises”

The first live performance of Supernova 2018 will come courtesy of the intriguing Katrīna Gupalo and the band The Black Birds, whose entry “Intoxicating Caramel” certainly keeps the listener on their toes with wild shifts of tempo and direction! We spoke to the performer about her varied international background in music and her cosmos-given gifts for the music industry… Hello Katrīna …

TONIGHT: A bumper Eurovision feast of shows!

Have you cleared your schedule for tonight? We hope so, because the Eurovision world turns it up to 11 tonight! No less than five Eurovision shows take place tonight, including Malta’s decision for 2018 and the first live shows in Latvia and let’s not forget – the return of Melodifestivalen. Here’s a quick guide to how #YOU will be spending …

Latvia: DVINES “You are capable of great things if only you believe in yourself!”

Ahead of tonight’s first live show for Latvia’s Supernova, we spoke to the twin sisters of Dvines. They wowed us with a modern upbeat entry in 2016 with “Set it on Fire”, and after a year out they are back in competition for Latvia’s ticket to Lisbon. Hello DVINES! First of all thank you for your time talking to us. …

Who do #YOU want to represent Malta? Vote in our poll!

It’s decision day for Maltese Eurovision fans and once again they have a bumper selection to choose from! Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2018 takes place from 21:00 CET (which #YOU can watch live HERE) with 16 acts taking to the stage – but only one can win! Once again, with another national selection reaching its conclusion, we wanted to know …

Latvia – Rahu the Fool “That place has done lots of good things. Lots of good parties, to be exact”

Latvia kick off their annual national selection Supernova this weekend, and it promises to be another strong season of alternative and unique musicians. One act that would certainly be unique to the Eurovision bubble is Rahu the Fool, a specially authentic folk band from the capital, and we got the chance to speak to them! Hello Rahu the Fool! First …

Malta: Lawrence Grey “Inspiration is to never give up in what you believe in life”

The interviews are coming thick and fast for Malta now – time to speak to another regular participant in Maltese selections. We spoke to Lawrence Grey about his performing background, his change of image and direction and his Broadway aspirations… Hi Lawrence! First of all thank you for your time talking to us. How are you? Can you introduce yourself? …

Malta: Eleanor Cassar “It is about a person who was suffering from psychological abuse”

It’s now the eve of Malta’s selection for Lisbon and the next interview from the bumper crop of participants is from Eleanor Cassar, a veteran performer returning to the selection after a five year break. With eight previous entries in Maltese selections, will the ninth finally pay off for her? Hello Eleanor! First of all thank you for your time …

TONIGHT: Spain decides for Lisbon

No sooner had we found the second song for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest than we found the third with the Czech Republic’s earlier announcement. Now, the announcements will begin to tumble into place, as the fourth song of this year’s competition will be confirmed tonight with another Big 5 country choosing its act! From 22:35 CET, Spain’s Operación Triunfo …

Switzerland: Naeman “Dream big but start small”

Photo credit: Lukas Maeder Our second interview with the participants in Switzerland’s Die Entscheidungsshow is with Naeman. He spoke to us about his mixed background and upbringing as well as his tour aspirations and down-to-earth beginnings in music! Hello Naeman! First of all thank you for your time talking to us. How are you? Can you introduce yourself? What can …

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