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Giorgos Kapoutzidis announces that he is no longer going to be the narrator for Greece

Greece: Giorgos Kapoutzidis will no longer be Greek Eurovision commentator

To date Giorgos Kapoutzidis has covered more than 10 editions of the contest as his legacy began in 2013, in Sweden. He also assisted ERT with the 2006 Eurovision semi-final and final by writing the show’s script, and presenting the 2013 and 2014 Greek national finals. But now, it seems that his Eurovision involvement has come to an end. Speaking …

Liverpool 2023: 37 countries will participate in 2023

The list has finally dropped, and thankfully it did. With recent news about the withdrawal of Bulgaria, Montenegro and North Macedonia, there were fears of possibly more withdrawals to come, but those speculations are now over, as the EBU has finally confirmed that 37 countries will participate in the upcoming contest. 37 countries it is! In the end, it is …

Greece 2023: Participation in Eurovision is highly desired as expected!

The deadline for record labels and production teams to submit plans for Eurovision 2023 ended yesterday. We are seeing a great variety of participants who wish to represent Greece in the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest following the country’s good track record and high expectations. Two months ago EPT began the selection process to find its next representative for the 2023 …

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 …

Robert Williams

Greece: 1977 singer Robert Williams has passed away

On August 21st the singer-songwriter Robert Williams passed away at the age of 73 . “Now you will sing from the heavens and we will be listening for eternity” fellow friend-singer Bessy Argyraki wrote on her instagram page. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bessy Argyraki A (@argyrakibessy_official) The well-known artist, performer, and creator, who passed away, found about his …

Where is Harrogate? Things you might not know about Eurovision 1982 (Part One)

In theme with our celebration of the 1982 contest, we have curated a list of fun facts that you might not know about the contest. How many times has Norway’s John Teigan tried to return to Eurovision after his 1982 appearance? How many members of Portugal’s Doce were part of another Eurovision band? What happened to cause France and Greece …

ESC 2022: From the first semi-final live on tapes to the second semi-final

Over yesterday and today, more and more live on tapes are being released by the EBU on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel. By now, we’ve gotten to the point, where we have now seen “all” of the first semi-final tapes and now we step into the second semi-final. This is great moment to remind everyone, that some broadcasters …

That’s ‘Dr. Tenfjord to You’, “Die Together” Singer Celebrates Medical School Graduation

Fresh off of her 8th place finish at Eurovision last month, Amanda Georgiadis Tenfjord graduated from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology today with a degree in medicine. (Though she represented Greece at the contest, the Greek-born singer moved with her family to Norway at the age of three.) She announced the news on her social media accounts. so …

Kalush Orchesta Wins Big for Ukraine, Sam Ryder of The UK Wins the Jury Vote

Congratulations are in order to …. KALUSH ORCHESTRA of Ukraine. The group won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest after receiving a record-shattering 439 points from the televote. (Moldova, Spain, and Serbia were the only other entries to receive more than 200 points from the televote.) The group were in 4th place after the points from the 40 international juries were …

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