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French televoters crowned Bilal Hassani

On 26 January, France held ‘Destination Eurovision’ and the final voting raised tensions among the fans. Destination Eurovision is the French National Selection, which consists of the two semi-finals and a final. There were 9 songs in each semi-final, and a voting based on 50% international jury and 50% televotes decided who moved forward to …

Interview with Head of Delegation of Azerbaijan

We talked with the head of the Azerbaijani delegation at Eurovision Song Contest 2019, Husniye Maharramova, to find out details on the national selection of the participant. Who will represent our country in Tel Aviv and when the artist’s name and the entry song will be announced? All the details in our interview. – Can …

Spanish Carnival is back… with Miki and his ‘La Venda’!

For the second year in a row, Spain chose their candidate through the program called ‘Operación Triunfo’, after a scandal took place in the Spanish selection in 2017. When there was a tie between Manel and fan favorite Mirela, the jury favored Manel over Mirela’s upbeat song, putting the beautiful latina in the last place …

To Sergey Lazarev or not to Sergey?

While Russia still hasn’t yet officially announced their official selection for this years Eurovision, it hasn’t stopped leaks and rumors to appear. Since December there has been various news regarding who will represent Russia in Eurovision Song Contest 2019, all the questions are pointing to one famous name… Sergey Lazerev. Sergey Lazerev represented Russia in …

Her song reached 1 million in a day!

In 2017, during the voting results of the Eurovision Grand Finale, the sad news came from the Israeli spokesperson Ofer Nachshon, stating that the Israeli broadcaster IBA was shutting down, and thus this was their final night, thanking Europe for all the magical moment and beautiful years. This news was understood by many as Israel …

Melodifestivalen Deltävling 1

Tonight, Sweden started their famous national selections. Melodifestivalen is a very popular show in Sweden, where each show is hosted in a different city in Sweden. The first show this year took place in Gothernburg. Melodifestivalen 2019 is the 59th edition of the Swedish music competition, culminating with the finale on March 9th. The presenters …

Eesti Laul / Second Semi-Final

Tonight, Estonia chose the other half of the artists for the final of Eesti Laul. The artists who got their tickets will fight it out in the final on February 16 to see who will represent their country in Eurovision. This year the semi-finals took the place in Tartu, which is the second biggest city …

Jonida Maliqi calls Albanians to ‘return to the land’

Albania is always the first country to choose their song for the Eurovision Song Contest. The final show took place on 22nd of December and 14 artists fought to win the ticket to represent their country in Tel-Aviv. Since the beginning, the competition has aimed to choose the best European pop song through the music …

Eesti Laul / First Semi-Final

Tonight, Estonia began its preparations for Eurovision. Since 2009, Estonia does the national selection through the show called Eesti Laul. As previous years, tonight we saw some familiar faces who fought to reach the final to get the ticket for Eurovision. While 2013 Estonian representative Birgit and 2014 Estonian representative artist Tanja was fighting united …