Eurovision Song Contest 2018

London Eurovision Preview Party to Take Place 8th April?

London Eurovision Party – Hot on the heels of the news from Amsterdam about their preview party on the 14th April 2018, London has responded by confirming it will hold its preview party a week earlier. You’ll be able to find more details at londoneurovision.com once they are announced. 

Portugal: Festival da Canção Moves Cities, National Final 4th March

Portugal – With next year’s Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Lisbon, national broadcaster RTP has announced that their national selection, Festival da Canção, will take place this year in the city of Guimarães. This year’s winner of Festival da Canção will go straight int the ESC grand final as the host nation’s representative. 

Lisbon Confirmed and Grand Final on 12th May

Eurovision 2018 – It has officially been confirmed that Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will take place in Lisbon on 8th, 10th and 12th May 2018.  The venue has also been confirmed, unsurprisingly, as the MEO Arena.

Eurovision 2018: Lisbon Set to be Announced Tomorrow?

Eurovision 2018 – It was announced earlier tonight that there would be a press conference tomorrow evening, where it was expected that we would discover the venue and dates for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. It now appears that the announcement has been leaked early by local newspaper Observador. 

Switzerland: National Final on 4th February

Switzerland – The Swiss national broadcaster, SFR, has announced the first details about its selection process for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. It will initially focus on the song, and consider who will perform it at a later date, plus give preference to Swiss artists or residents. Other changes include the introduction of an international […]

Eurovision Reference Group Set to Issue Sanctions?

Eurovision 2018 – The Chairman of the Eurovision Song Contest Reference Group, Frank-Dieter Freiling, has revealed in an interview to Eurovision.de that the Reference Group will consider what sanctions may be applied to Ukraine and Russia in response to  Julia Samoylova’s selection and travel ban. 

Ukrainian Streaker Could Face Prison Sentence

Eurovision 2017 – The Ukrainian prankster who mooned his bare buttocks during Jamala’s interval act draped in an Australian flag could face up to five years in prison.