Category: National selection

Eesti Laul – Semi Final 2

Tonight was the second semi final of Eesti Laul, and the final six contestants for the final on February 29th was found. Several Eesti Laul veterans were in the lineup tonight, such as Traffic, which Stig Rästa is a founding member of. Stig represented Estonia in Eurovision in 2015, and was the songwriter behind the …

Melodifestivalen Heat 3

The third heat of Melodifestivalen took place tonight, and this time we went to the Norther part of Sweden, to Luleå. Over the course of the one and a half hour show, we found two more finalists, and two more second change contestants. The fourth and final heat of Melodifestivalen will take place next week. …

Eesti Laul – Semi Final 1

Tonight saw the kickoff of this year’s search for the Estonian representative for the 2020 Eurovision in Rotterdam. Twelve hopeful act went on the stage in Tartu, the second largest city of Estonia, hoping to be among the six acts that would advance to the final, to be held in Tallinn on February 29th. The …

Melodifestivalen Heat 2

Last night the second heat of Melodifestivalen took place in Göteborg, and it wasn’t without its drama! Last weekend if was announced that Thorsten Flinck had been disqualified, and thus would not appear in this heat. Earlier this week, the replacement was then announced, and Jan Johansen was added to the roster for this heat. …

Latvia selects Samanta Tīna

Tonight Supernova took place in Riga, Latvia, and this year’s Latvian representative for Eurovision was found! A big change this year, compared to previous years, was that the voting was purely based on tele-votes; which could be done either by phone, text or via the internet. A professional jury was present in the studio, comprised …

Melodifestivalen Heat 1

Melodifestivalen, the Swedish national selection show, has started with tonights first heat, and we have the found the first finalists for the final, that will be held in Friends Arena in Stockholm on March 7th. By tradition, the individual heats of Melodifestivalen take part in different cities across Sweden, and this year is no different. …

Let’s CELEBRATE MGP’s 60th anniversary together!

In 2020 Norway will celebrate Melodi Grand Prix’s 60th anniversary, and today the Norwegian broadcaster, NRK, announced that the Melodi Grand Prix show will be bigger than ever. Five semi-finals and a grand finale – a full six Saturdays. The MGP shows will be broadcast directly from Oslo, but with a great focus on artists …

Ukraine selected MARUV!

It was an interesting evening in Kiev, Ukraine tonight, where this year’s final of Vidbir took place, where six artists put on a fantastic show in the battle to secure the spot as the Ukrainian representative in Tel Aviv. The show started out flying high, with Freedom Jazz on a plane seemingly already headed for …

All you have to know about Vidbir finale

Ukrainian TV has shared some great news for Eurovision fans regarding the finale show of the Ukrainian selection of Vidbir. According to the news the audience and viewers will be treated to not one, but two spectacular performances, while waiting for the votes to be tallied. The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, Jamala, …

Latvia selected Carousel for Tel Aviv

Tonight the Supernova final took place in Riga, and Latvia selected their representative for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. It was an evening full of strong performances, with a bit of everything for everyone, no matter if you’re into pop, rock, or something in between. And of course, it wouldn’t be Eurovision …