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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 …

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 …

Switzerland: Firm on doing it internally for 2023

A short introduction to Switzerland, would probably best be described as the country that struggled, decided for something new, return to struggle and now back in the hot seat. This is probably the easiest way to talk about Switzerland’s recent past, so while they’re at it, they might keep it going. Internal for 2023 Many might still remember, that the …

Where is Harrogate? More things you might not know about Eurovision 1982 (Part Two)

We’re back with another edition of Fun Facts about Eurovision – specifically Eurovision 1982! Did you know that in 1982 two eventual Eurovision winners almost competed in the same year and with the same band name? Do you know why Australia didn’t broadcast the contest this year? How many Eurovision entries have Ralf and Bernd written? All these questions and more …

Swiss song submissions open on August 25th

SRF, Switzerland’s national broadcaster, has announced that song submissions for the Swiss entry to the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will open on August 25th. In a tweet today, the broadcaster stated that song submissions will be open for two weeks, from Tuesday August 25th until Tuesday September 8th at 10pm CET. The songs for representing Switzerland at the Eurovision Song …

ESC 2022: Switzerland, Slovenia and Bulgaria next in line with their live on tape videos

Yesterday, the EBU started to finally release the pre-recorded Live On Tape videos, on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel. This will be done in the current period with about 3 videos being released each day, until all of them finally has been released. After the request of a few broadcasters, not all tapes will be released to the …

Marius Bear admits that Eurovision 2022 was the greatest and lowest point of his career

Marius Bear shocked many Eurovision fans last week when he qualified from the second semi-final. His performance during the jury show clearly left a mark on the national juries, who awarded him 107 points and put him in 5th place out of 17 songs. His televote score, however, only came out to 11 points, and once combined together he would …

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 …

Eurovision Kicks Off! Favorites Ukraine and Greece Among Qualifiers, Diodato Makes Long-Awaited Eurovision Debut

After a week of rehearsals, technical snafus, and building anticipation, Eurovision kicked off tonight at the Pala Alpitour arena in Turin! In all, 17 acts performed, competing for 10 slots in Saturday’s Grand Final. They were: 🇦🇱 ALBANIA – Ronela Hajati – Sekret 🇱🇻 LATVIA – Citi Zēni – Eat Your Salad 🇱🇹 LITHUANIA – Monika Liu – Sentimentai 🇨🇭 SWITZERLAND – Marius Bear – Boys Do Cry …

TONIGHT: Eurovision Song Contest 2022 – Semi-Final 1

Well, we made it! It’s finally here! The Eurovision Song Contest 2022 officially gets underway from the PalaOlimpico in Santa Rita, Turin, following Måneskin’s triumph in last year’s contest in Rotterdam. Tonight marks the first semi-final of the contest, with seventeen countries getting ready to perform their hearts out for the European public. Here’s everything #YOU need to know about …

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