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Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga Review

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga – Review – The long awaited Eurovision film was released yesterday to mixed reviews from the so-called critics, but what do Eurovision fans think of it? Eurovision Times took a look on release day at the film and the response to it from the Eurovision bubble.

Eurovision 2021 Dates Announced!

Eurovision 2021 – The dates for next year’s  Eurovision Song Contest have been announced today. The Grand Final will take place on Saturday 22nd May 2021 at the AHOY arena.

Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light Seen by 73 Million Viewers

Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light – The programme broadcast in place of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final on Saturday 16 May, was seen by 73 million viewers across 38 markets.

The OGAE 2020 Results in Full

OGAE – Every year the international OGAE fan clubs around the world vote for their favourite songs from that year’s contest.This year anyone could vote online too.

Eurovision 2021: It’s Rotterdam!

Eurovision 2021 – Hardly a surprise, but it was announced tonight during the Shine a Light programme that Rotterdam would be hosting the Eurovision Song Contest when it returns in 2021. The venue will be the Ahoy arena.

Eurovision Film Release Date is June 26th on Netflix

Eurovision Film – This week we have had confirmation that the title of the upcoming Will Ferrel film about Eurovision will be called Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga and it will stream on Netflix from 26th June.. 

Eurovision 2020: What’s On This Week

Eurovision 2020 – Eurovision fans really felt the cancellation hit home this week as many of them should have been travelling to Rotterdam to take part in this year’s Song Contest. Instead many are left despondent and still fighting travel companies to get refunds. But never fear, there’s still a whole host of Eurovision events […]

Eurovision 2020: ‘Europe Shine a Light’ Confirmed

Eurovision 2020 – Following the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, the EBU and its Dutch Members NPO, NOS and AVROTROS confirmed they will produce Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light to air in place of the Grand Final on Saturday 16 May at 21:00 (CET).

Eurovision Programme Planned?

Eurovision 2020 – The EBU has just issued a statement saying that although there will be no competition this year, it is exploring the possibility of putting out a programme to showcase this year’s songs…

Bulgaria: Victoria to Host Online Concert

Bulgaria –  The Bulgarian representative at Eurovision 2020, Victoria, announced today that she will host an online concert for her fans and followers on 28th March.

Eurovision 2020: Spanish and Israeli Pre-Parties Cancelled

Eurovision 2020 – As the Coronavirus spreads around the world and is labelled a pandemic, and Europe becomes the epicentre, the Spanish and Israeli pre-parties have become the latest victims. Both have been cancelled for 2020. Riga had already announced it would not hold a party this year.

Russia: Little Big Reveal Entry Tonight!

Russia – The Russian entry will be revealed tonight at 21.30 (CET). Selected internally, the punk-rave pop group Little Big, will represent Russia in Rotterdam. The reveal will take place during the talk show “Evening Urgant”. 

North Macedonia: Listen to ‘You’ by Vasil

North Macedonia – The official video for ‘You‘ has been released by North Macedonia. Check out the song by Vasil now…

Poll: Should it be ‘Freaky!’ or ‘Obsessed’ Performed in Rotterdam?

Poll – San Marino has now launched its online voting page to decide which song Senhit should sing in Rotterdam. You can vote for one of two songs; ‘Freaky!‘ or ‘Obsessed‘.

Bulgaria: Listen to ‘Tears Getting Sober’ Now

Bulgaria – Victoria, who will represent her country in Rotterdam, has revealed her song, ‘Tears Getting Sober‘. The song is written by singer-songwriter and Borislav Milanov, Lukas Oscar and Cornelia Wiebols from Symphonix International, during a songwriting camp in Vienna in January.

London Eurovision Party: Tickets On Sale Now

London Eurovision Party – This year’s event will take place at the usual venue, Cafe de Paris in London on Sunday 29th March. Tickets are now on sale at Ticketweb. The event sells out so get them while you can.

Lithuania: Third Heat Tonight

Lithuania – This year’s Eurovizijos Atranka 2020 resumes tonight with the third and final heat out of three. 12 acts are taking part and 6 will qualify to the semi-finals with a vote split with 50% jury and 50% televote.

Norway: Third Semi-Final Tonight

Norway – This year’s Melodi Grand Prix will feature 5 semi-finals in order to celebrate the 60 years of Norway’s participation in Eurovision. The 3rd semi-final takes place tonight. 4 participants will battle for the televote’s ticket for the final.

Serbia: Beovizija Semi-finals and National Final Dates Confirmed

Serbia – RTS, the national broadcaster, has revealed when the semi-finals and final will take place for Beovizija 2020, the national final that will select the entry for Rotterdam.

Norway: First MGP 2020 Entrants Revealed

Norway – This year’s Melodi Grand Prix will take place  in Trondheim and winner will be decided by 100% televotes. 5 of the finalists have already been decided by a jury and have pre-qualified. Before then however, we have 5 semi-finals where several other acts battle it out to win televotes to make it to […]

Georgia: It’s Tornike Kipiani to Rotterdam!

Georgia – The conclusion of Georgian idol tonight has resulted in Tornike Kipiani being chosen as the Georgian Eurovision representative in Rotterdam next May.

Georgia: National Final Tonight!

Georgia – Georgia chooses its representative for Eurovision 2020 tonight as the final of Georgian Idol concludes. The show starts at 18:00 (CET) and 4 finalists will compete for a place in Rotterdam.

Malta: 12 Live Finalists Known

Malta – The X Factor Malta has reached the Judges Houses stage and we now know the 12 finalists for the live shows. The winner of The X Factor Malta will represent the country at Eurovision 2020.

Moldova: Song Submission Period Open

Moldova – If you want to represent Moldova at Eurovision in Rotterdam, now’s your chance. They have opened up the period when you can submit your entry, and you have until January 17th to send them your song.

Merry Christmas from Eurovision Times!

Eurovision Times – A big Merry Christmas to all of our readers celebrating at this time of the year, and we hope everyone has a fabulous festive break!

Eurovision Tickets On Sale 12th December

Eurovision 2020 – The tickets for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 go on sale next week, on 12th December from 12.00 (CET). Prices will cost between €18.50 and €248.50.

Estonia: Eesti Laul Songs Revealed

Estonia – The 24 songs that will take place in the two semi-finals of Eesti Laul have been revealed by ERR, the Estonian broadcaster. The winner will present Estonia in Rotterdam at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020.

Bulgaria: It’s VICTORIA to Rotterdam!

Bulgaria – At a press conference this morning, Bulgarian broadcaster BNT has announced that Victoria Georgieva known as VICTORIA will represent them in Rotterdam.

Congratulations to Junior Eurovision Winner Viki Gabor of Poland!

Junior Eurovision – The final of the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest saw a win for the second year in a row for Poland, with Viki Gabor singing ‘Superhero‘.

Australia: 2 More Entrants Revealed for Australia Decides

Australia – Mitch Tambo and IOTA have been revealed by national broadcaster SBS as the next two artists to be competing in this year’s Australia Decides. They join Casey Donovan and Vanessa Amorosi in the final which will pick Australia’s representative in Rotterdam.