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Poland: National Final is set to select 2023 representative

Poland will hold a national selection to select their entry for Eurovision Song Contest 2023. TVP, the Polish national broadcaster, has opened the submissions for the national final which will close on January 15, 2023. Artists who aspire to represent Poland can send their applications and entries in mp3 form using TVP’s email: [email protected] A professional jury will select the …

Sweden: Melodifestivalen 2023 to be hosted by Farah Abadi and Jesper Rönndahl

The 2023 season is slowly approaching day by day, and it sure feels like that when the heavy Eurovision countries are getting their word out. Sweden just recently revealed how many songs were received and now, we even know who will guide us through 28 of the selected songs, when we approach the month of February. Melodifestival 2023 Hosts Before …

Glasgow or Liverpool Will Host Eurovision 2023

Then, there were two. The BBC has announced that the shortlist of potential Eurovision host cities has been narrowed down to two candidates: Glasgow and Liverpool. These cities have satisfied the BBC and EBU’s criteria for a host city, including: Possession of a roofed venue with a capacity of over 10,000. Strong hotel availability. Suitable locations for a press centre …

Spain: Soraya considering a return to Eurovision?

September 1st saw the official start of the 2023 Eurovision season, and some established artists are already rumored to be considering participation. In Spain, one Eurovision alum has expressed interest in competing to represent her country again. You may remember the Spanish singer Soraya from her participation in Eurovision 2009, where she represented the Iberian nation with the song “La …

Noa Kirel Announces Details of 2023 Eurovision Entry, Reveals She Consulted Netta Before Accepting Eurovision Gig

Earlier this week, Noa Kirel unveiled some key details about the preparations for her 2023 Eurovision bow. Speaking with Israeli publication Mako, the 21-year-old chart topper said that KAN, the broadcaster responsible for the country’s participation at Eurovision, has given her and her team complete creative freedom over the songwriting and staging design. She also revealed that KAN has committed …

Belgium: Eurosong 2023 slated to be an invite-only affair.

Brussels, 22 September 2022 A few bits of news have come up about the upcoming Belgian NF. Next year, it will be the turn of Flemish broadcaster VRT to organize the Belgium participation at Eurovision, and after choosing internally for two consequetive contests, VRT hasopted to revert back to their public selection, Eurosong. Details about how Eurosong would be organized …

North Macedonia: Broadcaster Budget Hints at Withdrawal from Eurovision 2023?

Trouble may be brewing in the Balkans. As first pointed out on Twitter by @ESCdiscord, Macedonian broadcaster MRT’s newly released budget proposal for 2023 does not include any funds set aside for participation in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest. It does, however, budget for a participation in next year’s Junior Eurovision. This is in contrast to the broadcaster’s 2022 budget …

Today marks final day for Broadcasters to apply for Eurovision 2023 participation

Today marks the final day for any broadcaster with an active membership in the European Broadcasting Union to apply for participation in Eurovision 2023. After this, no additional broadcaster will be able to participate in the contest that did not originally apply – but broadcasters who submitted an application can still withdraw prior to October 11th without financial penalty. Any …

ERR Opens Submissions for ‘Eesti Laul’, Songs Will Release to the Public in Early December

  Estonia finished 13th at Eurovision 2022 with the song “Hope” by Stefan, the country’s best finish at the contest since 2018. Who will be his successor? We’re one step closer to finding out. Today, Estonian broadcaster ERR opened song submissions for the 2023 edition of Eesti Laul and announced a timeline for the selection of next year’s Eurovision representative. …

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