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Melodifestivalen 2023: First Fourteen Participants Announced

It’s truly that time of year again — we’re starting to get names and song titles for the national final season. The first batch of Melodifestivalen contenders have just been announced, and there are some familiar faces on the list! Swedish broadcaster SVT has announced details for the first two heats. Heat One will take place in Gothenburg on the …

United Kingdom’s Junior Eurovision Entry Released: Freya Skye Sings ‘Lose My Head’

After 17 years of absence, the United Kingdom is due to make its return to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this year in Yerevan. The BBC — newly at the helm, replacing former Junior Eurovision broadcaster ITV — has now revealed the much-anticipated 2022 entry. 13 year old Freya Skye will represent the United Kingdom, with her song Lose My …

Sophie Lennon To Represent Ireland in Junior Eurovision 2022: Junior Eurovision Éire Recap

Welcome to our final recap of Junior Eurovision Éire, Ireland’s selection show for Junior Eurovision. Last night, the show reached its conclusion, and picked Ireland’s representative for Junior Eurovision 2022! Ireland will be represented by the incredible Sophie Lennon, who narrowly missed out on doing so in 2021. Firstly, let’s look at how the Grand Final played out, and then …

Ireland’s Junior Eurovision Éire: Semi-Final Results Revealed and Grand Final Voting Now Open

Welcome back to our coverage of Junior Eurovision Éire — Ireland’s selection show for Junior Eurovision — as it draws closer to its conclusion! Last Sunday, the Irish-language broadcaster TG4 aired the show’s Semi-Final, wherein eight wonderful young talents competed for the coveted three spots in the Grand Final. Who made it to next week’s final, and how can #YOU …

The BBC Plans Its Eurovision Programming: Applications Open

The BBC’s preparations for Eurovision 2023 are well underway! The broadcaster are currently advertising two Eurovision-related opportunities. Firstly, today marks the closure of applications for independent production companies who wish to film the Insignia Handover and Allocation Draw. Production companies may apply to the BBC before 7PM GMT today to register their interest. The Insignia Handover is an ongoing tradition …

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 …

Host City Shortlist Revealed: Which Cities Can Still Host Eurovision 2023?

The remaining cities in contention to host the 67th Eurovision Song Contest, held in the United Kingdom on behalf of Ukraine, have been revealed! As announced on BBC Radio 2 this morning, the search for our 2023 host city has been narrowed down to: Glasgow Birmingham Leeds Liverpool Manchester Newcastle Sheffield These cities passed the initial round of checks. Their …

The BBC Reveals More Details: When and How Will a Host City Be Chosen?

With the news officially confirmed that 2023’s Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the United Kingdom (on behalf of 2022 champions Ukraine), all eyes are now turned toward the British cities bidding to welcome the Contest next year. The competition to decide 2023’s host city is officially underway — but how will the BBC choose the victor? In a …

United Kingdom Confirmed as Eurovision 2023 Host

The wait to know the location of Eurovision 2023 is over — after much speculation, the EBU has confirmed that the 67th Eurovision Song Contest will take place in the United Kingdom. In a press release revealed today, the EBU announced that Eurovision 2023’s hosting duties will be assumed by the BBC, in collaboration with representatives of Ukrainian broadcaster UA:PBC. …

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