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Eurovision 2022: Tiziano Ferro to host?

After today’s earlier announcement that the allocation draw will take place next week, the details of Eurovision 2022 in Turin are starting to take shape. Hosting rumours are in full swing, with an announcement expected soon, and best-selling Italian singer Tiziano Ferro is the latest to be added to the list of rumoured hosts for the Contest. According to TvBlog, …

Estonia: Team ESCUnited Weighs in on Estonia’s Eurovision Hopefuls (Part 2)

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. Team ESCUnited is making its way through the twenty semi-finalists competing in this year’s Eesti Laul, five songs at a time, giving each song a score out of ten. In …

Ukraine: Long-list of Potential Eurovision Acts Revealed, Final List of Eight Will be Released Next Week

After a strong showing in Rotterdam, placing 2nd in the televote and 5th overall, Ukraine is back with a vengeance! Earlier today, the names of the 27 artists who made the long-list for this year’s Vidbir, Ukraine’s national selection final were released. They are: Alina Pash AMARIIA Barleben DOdoBro Cloudless FIZRUK Gorim! (rumored song title “Neverending”) IDXO Kalush Orchestra LAUD Laura …

Lithuania: Qualifiers from Second ‘Pabandom iš naujo!’ heat announced!

Today, the second heat of Lithuania’s Eurovision selection came and went, with six more competitors advancing to the semi-finals on January 29th and February 5th. The performances for the heat were pre-recorded earlier this week, with eleven artists taking to the stage due to former Eurovision artist Monika Linkytė and The Voice of Lithuania participant Artūras Aleksiejus-Alekas withdrawing from the line-up. …

Serbia: 36 songs to become the “Song For Eurovision ’22”

The silence has been broken, and the Serbian national broadcaster (RTS) has finally decided to reveal the plans when it comes to selection the Serbian act for Turin. Song for Eurovision ’22 Let’s start with the important thing first. No! This is NOT Beovizija which has been used as the national selection program in the past, to select the Serbian …

Melodifestivalen “looking into options” regarding audiences after new Swedish COVID restrictions

The producers of Melodifestivalen, the biggest entertainment show in Sweden and the Nordic nation’s long-running selection show for the Eurovision Song Contest, are “looking into [their] options regarding audiences” after Sweden introduced new restrictions to stem the spread of COVID-19. In new measures announced by the Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson this week, a work-from-home mandate will come into action …

Estonia: Team ESC United Weighs in on Estonia’s Eurovision Hopefuls (Part 1)

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. This year, Estonia threw us all a curve ball and launched Eesti Laul in late November. After four quarterfinals, the Estonian public and a jury of music professionals narrowed the …

TONIGHT: Lithuania begin their search for Turin as Pabandom iš Naujo! begins

Tonight, another nation kicks off their search for the latest Eurovision star for Turin – the first in a long line of shows in Lithuania’s favourite music contest Pabandom iš Naujo! takes place, with heat one of the selection show being aired on LRT! The selection show, which was revamped in 2020 to replace the lengthy “Eurovizijos” dainų konkurso nacionalinė …

Checking in on X Factor Israel: Ten Acts Remain After Eurovision-Themed Round

After nearly two months of auditions and preliminary elimination rounds, X Factor Israel‘s mainstage shows began on Sunday, December 26. This season of X Factor Israel has featured a Covid scare, a partner split, and even a newborn baby, but the most important question still remains: Who will win the right to represent the country at Eurovision in May? Beginning …

Montenegro: Five Things to Know About Vladana Vučinić

After a week of teasing, the Montenegrin broadcaster announced that 35-year-old songstress Vladana Vučinić will represent the country at Eurovision this May with the song “Breathe”. As we wait to hear the song that Montenegro will be bringing to the contest after a two year absence, here are some facts about Vladana to whet your appetite. Her Eurovision Dreams Started …

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