Tag: eurovision 2019

Semi-Final 2 – results

Another exciting Semi-Final is over, and we now know all 26 countries that will compete in the Grand Final on Saturday. The performances from tonight’s second semi final moving forward to the Grand Final are, in order of announcement: 🇲🇰 North Macedonia – Tamara Todevska – ‘Proud’ 🇳🇱 The Netherlands – Duncan Laurence – ‘Arcade’ …

Semi-Final 1 – results

Semi-Final 1 is over, and the first 10 qualifiers for the Grand Final have been found. The performances moving on to the Grand Final are, in order of announcement: 🇬🇷Greece – Katerine Duska – ‘Better Love’ 🇧🇾Belarus – ZENA – ‘Like It’ 🇷🇸Serbia – Nevena Božović – ‘Kruna’ 🇨🇾Cyprus – Tamta – ‘Replay’ 🇪🇪Estonia – …

Orange Carpet

OGAE Azerbaijan was at the Eurovision 2019 Orange Carpet, where we managed to talk to more than half the contestants of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Check out the contestants’ thoughts on Chingiz’ entry, they own journey, and some messages for their fans:

Semi-Final 2 rehearsals

The first round of rehearsals on the Eurovision stage for Semi-Final 2 are now over, with all 18 acts having had their 30 minutes to run through their performances to see if vocals, dancing, special effect, camera blocking etc were all working as they should, and the results for the viewers watching were as envisioned. …

Semi-Final 1 rehearsals

The final preparations for Eurovision in Tel Aviv has started, and over the weekend the contestants of Semi-Final 1 had their first round of rehearsals on the Eurovision stage, with the rehearsal order usually follows the running order. Day 1 First on stage, Saturday morning, was Cyprus, who are taking full advantage of once again …

We didn’t know… until we interviewed Serhat

He is a Eurovision legend… after representing San Marino in 2016, the Turkish singer will once again represent San Marino in the Eurovision Song Contest, this time in Tel Aviv. We managed snatch an interview with him and get to know him better, as he tells us of his music history, from zero to hero. …

OGAE Azerbaijan results revealed

This time, it is OGAE Azerbaijan’s turn to reveal its results. So, ‘Hello Europe, it is Azerbaijan calling’! While Austria, Croatia, Georgia, Germany, Israel, Moldova, Montenegro and Poland got 0 points from fans, Australia, Finland, and Ireland each got 2 points overall from the Azerbaijani fans. Armenia, North Macedonia, Serbia and UK got 3 points …

PreParty Riga Recap

Last weekend, the 6th annual Eurovision PreParty Riga took place, inviting fans and press for a chance to meet and see some of this year’s Eurovision artists perform live on stage in the Crystal Club in Riga. The line-up this year was: Carousel, Latvia’s Eurovision representative this year – Sabīne Žuga, Mārcis Vasiļevskis, Staņislavs Judins …

‘We do everything together’ – Exclusive interview with Zala & Gašper

We managed to snatch an interview with Zala and Gašper and are amazed by their answers. Yesterday Gašper turned 23, making the duo one of the youngest performers in the Eurovision Song Contest this year. They will represent Slovenia with their electro-pop song ‘Sebi’. Can you tell us who are Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl? …

From Iceland with love! Exclusive interview with Hatari

Icelanders were probably the first to call for a boycott of Eurovision after Netta’s victory ‘Toy’ and her political message: ‘Next year in Jerusalem’. Árni Steingrímur Sigurðsson started a petition about this and managed to get 18,000 signatures during May last year. However, despite the popularity of the petition, Skarphéðinn Guðmundsson, program director at RUV, …