Germany– Germany have been the poorest scoring of the Big Five for the past two years coming last in the Grand Final last year and getting the dreaded nil points the year before that. This year they need to get ahead but will Levina be the one to do it?
Greece – After failing to qualify for the Final for the first time since the Semis were introduced in 2004. This year they have gone back to a formula that has proved well for them sending a female soloist. This year’s Greek Entry is Demy with her song “This is Love”
Montenegro – Montenegro have proved they can sucesfully reach the grand final with Ballads after Sergej Ćetković and Knez made it with very strong ones however when Montegro move away from this, they can fail quite badly. This year the eccentric Slavko Kalezić has been chosen.
Italy – Next up in the Spotlight Series we visit the first of the Big Five Countries. Since their return in 2011 Italy have made the Top 5 four out of six times and this year they have the bookies favourite in Francesco Gabbani. He will be performing in the Grand Final on May 13th.
Russia – Russia’s participation in the 2017 contest is now in question as today the host country Ukraine have decided to ban choice for Eurovision, Yulia Samoylova from the country. As such she will be unable to compete in the contest in May.
Iceland – After a shock result last year that saw Greta Salome fail to make the grand final, Iceland return with one of their most popular artists… Pop Star Svala. Svala will be performing in the first semi final on May 9th with her song “Paper” and here we will tell you some more about […]
Belgium – Belgium have been doing very well these past years making it into the Top 10 for two years in a row. This year Belgium have internally selected the singer Blanche. Will she be able to follow in the footsteps of Laura Tesoro and Loic Notett?