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London Eurovision Party on 5th April 2018

London Eurovision Party – The annual London Eurovision Party 2018 will again take place at the Café de Paris  in Leicester Square. Next year’s highly anticipated warm up event, which sells out quickly, will take place on Thursday 5th April 2018. This is a change to the usual Sunday night event.  Continue Reading »

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Slovenia: 108 Submissions Received for EMA

Slovenia – RTVSLO, The Slovenian broadcaster, has revealed it has received 108 entries for this year’s EMA competition. A major rule change was introduced this year… the song must be submitted in  Slovenian or a recognised minority language.  Continue Reading »

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UK: National Final, You Decide, to Take Place in Brighton

UK – The BBC has confirmed that it will use the same format as last year to select its representative for Lisbon. A national final, You Decide, will see 6 finalists battle it out. The difference this year is that it will move from London to the seaside city of Brighton.  Continue Reading »

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Greece: 2 Finalists Disqualified

Greece – Recent rumours seemed to be pretty clear on the names of the 5 finalists in the Greek national selection, but now it has emerged that ERT, the broadcaster, has disqualified two and the final will only have 3 contestants!  Continue Reading »

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Estonia: Twenty Eesti Laul Semi-finalists Revealed

Estonia – ERT, the Estonian national broadcaster, has revealed the twenty semi-finalists in this year’s Eesti Laul competition. ERT revealed that there had been 258 entries. There are, as usual, a  few familiar faces… Continue Reading »

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The Netherlands: It’s Waylon to Lisbon!

The Netherlands – Dutch broadcaster, AVROTROS, has today revealed its internally selected representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2o18 as Waylon. Waylon (real name Willem Bijkerk) performed for the Netherlands in 2014 as part of The Common Linnets alongside Ilse DeLange. Continue Reading »

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Greece: 5 Finalists Rumoured

Greece – The national broadcaster of Greece, ERT, has apparently decided on the 5 finalists for the national selection. After inviting record companies to take part, 20 entries were assessed and the 5 finalists decided upon. Continue Reading »