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🇵🇹 Portugal: Get to know the last finalists of Festival da Canção 2024!

Tonight, the second semi-final of the annual Portuguese national selection Festival da Canção was held at RTP studios, with the last ten semi-finalists vying for a spot in the Grand Final on March 9th.  The semi-final was hosted by Sónia Araújo and Jorge Gabriel, while the green room host was Inês Lopes Gonçalves. To celebrate Festival da Canção’s 60th anniversary, …

Greece: Officially Joins Eurovision 2024 Lineup

As the September 15 deadline for Eurovision 2024 participation confirmations approached, Greece’s Eurovision enthusiasts anxiously awaited news from their nation. ESCToday can now confirm that Greece, in honor of its 50 years of participation will indeed be part of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö, Sweden. ERT, Greece’s national broadcaster, has communicated their commitment to ESCToday, solidifying their presence …

Ireland Confirms 2024 Participation and National Final: Song Submissions Now Open

One month on from Wild Youth taking to the Eurovision stage in Liverpool, RTÉ has confirmed that Ireland will again take part in 2024. Song submissions have been opened already — if you would like the opportunity to represent Ireland next year, you can fill out a form on the RTÉ website. Submissions are now open, and will close at …

Ireland: Wild Youth Releases Revamped ‘We Are One’

Out of seemingly nowhere this evening, Wild Youth has dropped a new music video for Ireland’s 2023 Eurovision entry, “We Are One.” Crucially, it features a full revamp of the song. In the video, band members Conor O’Donohoe, David Whelan, Callum McAdam and Ed Porter also sport new looks, wearing striking disco ball masks. You can check out the new …

Creative Director for Ireland at Eurovision 2023 Announced

Creative Director and choreographer Ian Banham has announced his involvement with Wild Youth’s performance for Eurovision 2023. Via his Instagram account, Banham revealed that he will be the Creative Director behind We Are One on stage in Liverpool. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝙸𝚊𝚗 𝙱𝚊𝚗𝚑𝚊𝚖 (@ianbanham) Banham has worked previously with acts such as Lily Allen and Kylie …

Wild Youth With ‘We Are One’ Will Represent Ireland at Eurovision 2023

The results are in — Ireland has chosen Wild Youth’s We Are One to represent the country in the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. The band emerged triumphant in The Late Late Eurosong Special, in which Ireland’s entry was selected by a televote alongside the votes of international and national juries. You can check out the song here: Per RTÉ: “Wild Youth …

The BBC Announces Eurovision 2023 Allocation Draw, Handover, and Incoming Slogan

Set your alarms for 19:00 GMT (20:00 CET) on January 31st! Both the host city Handover and the all-important Allocation Draws for Eurovision 2023 will be broadcast live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, and the official Eurovision YouTube channel.  The show will be hosted by presenter and Eurovision superfan Rylan Clark, alongside AJ Odudu, who presented the UK’s points at …

Ireland’s Six 2023 Eurosong Entries Released

A new year has arrived, and with it, renewed hopes for Ireland at Eurovision. For the past decade, the country has struggled immensely to compete on the Eurovision stage — indeed, only one Irish entry has qualified to the Grand Final in the last nine years (Ryan O’Shaughnessy’s Together in 2018). Despite its status as the country with the most Eurovision …

“It’s Going to Change”: Irish Head of Delegation Shares New Eurosong Details

In a new interview, Michael Kealy (RTÉ Executive Producer and Irish Head of Delegation) has shared new details about Ireland’s selection process for Eurovision 2023 — and drops some hints about the future. Speaking to the Éirevision Podcast, Kealy outlined a few key pieces of information about the upcoming 2023 edition of The Late Late Eurosong Special. Chief among them …

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