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Eurovision in Concert: New Larger Venue for 2018

Eurovision in Concert – Now established as one of the longest running and most successful pre-Eurovision parties, Amsterdam’s Eurovision in Concert has announced it is moving to a new larger venue for next year’s event, which will take place on 14th April 2018.  Continue Reading »

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Estonia: Submit Your Entry Now to Eesti Laul

Estonia – The national broadcaster in Estonia has formally opened a submissions period for Eesti Laul. The competition that chooses the Estonian Eurovision representative is in its 10th year and there’s a slight change this year after last year’s failure!  Continue Reading »

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France: Televised National Selection to be Used

France – According to reports in France Ouest, France Télévisions (the French National broadcaster) is to televise its selection process as part of this year’s selection of its Eurovision representative. The French Canadian singer, Garou (Pierre Garand), will host a three-day show in January 2018 where the winner will be chosen by a jury and televotes.  Continue Reading »

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Pre/Aftermath 2017 Results!

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Eurovision 2017 – So this year, one of our regular readers (Gregor) is offering to do an ET contest to compare our TEKO and Frida results to a comparison between before and after contest, based on the contest’s infamous 1-8, 10 & 12 system. So let’s see what our rankings are now! Continue Reading »

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Iceland: Söngvakeppnin 2018 Final on 3rd March

Iceland – The national broadcaster of Iceland, RÚV, has confirmed this week that submissions for Söngvakeppnin 2018 are now open and entrants have until 20th October 2017 to submit their songs. Söngvakeppnin will see 2 semi-finals in Háskólabíó on 10th and 17th February 2018, followed by a grand final which is to be held in Laugardalshöll on 3rd March 2018.  Continue Reading »

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Jedward Visit Frankfurt Today Despite ECON Cancellation

Former Participants – Irish twins Jedward (Ireland 2011, 2012) were booked to appear at the ill-fated ECON Eurovision convention due to be held in Frankfurt this weekend. After the event was cancelled at short notice the guys decided rather than disappoint fans, they’d still go to Frankfurt anyway to hang out with people who had already booked flights and tickets.  Continue Reading »

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Switzerland: Enter Now!

Switzerland – If you want the chance to represent Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest, you have until 22nd September 2017 at 8pm (local time) to submit your entry. You can enter a song on its own or one with a singer already in place. You can be from any country but Swiss nationals and residents may be given priority.  Continue Reading »