Italy – The first 69 songs that have entered Italy’s San Remo music festival have been published online by Rai, the national broadcaster. It is expected that Italy will choose its Eurovision representative via San Remo, with the winner being offered first refusal.
Italy – Italian broadcaster, RAI, has announced a big change to the annual San Remo festival which historically chooses Italy’s Eurovision representative. Previously the contest was split into established well known artists and the new young artists. In future they will compete against each other.
Eurovision 2019 – Some countries are making an early start on their preparations for Israel 2019! France has announced that it will once again use the selection programme Destination Eurovision after last year’s success, and has already opened submissions.
Lisbon 2018 – This is it! Finally! After one year, and a long season, tonight we will finally watch the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. 26 countries are taking part and only one will win. When you sit down to watch it and would like to discuss it, please do so here.
Poll – Time for your final prediction of the season in advance of tonight’s 63rd Eurovision Song Contest. With no obvious runaway leader, and odds shifting massively this week, we want you to tell us who you think will finish in the top 5 tonight.
Lisbon 2018 – The running order is finally out! After two semifinals and 20 qualified finalists, who join the Big 5 and host Portugal for Saturday’s final show, we were all anxiously waiting for the running order to be revealed. The contestant drew their halves and therefore we have a full running order!
Eurovision 2018 – With two weeks to go to the contest, daily rehearsals start this Sunday and of course the Eurovision Times will do its best to cover them; here’s for the second rehearsals of the finalists: pics and vids will be officially released and we get to discuss, debate, analyze, predict…