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Spain: Sweeping changes affecting Eurovision participation continue!

Last week, Spanish broadcaster Radiotelevisión Española’s (RTVE) new Executive President José Manuel Pérez Tornero promised a continued shake-up at the broadcaster and laid down a marker that thrilled many Eurovision fans: “We are going to take Eurovision very seriously,” he announced in a press conference. “We are the only Spanish public television that belongs to the EBU, we are interested …

Doda hints at possible participation for Poland in 2022

Doda, one of the most famed performers in Poland and a two-time MTV Europe Music Award winner, has teased fans in the country about possibly performing for them at Eurovision 2022. According to Polish Eurovision site Eurowizja, the singer has teased in her latest Instagram Live broadcast that she is considering submitting an entry to TVP to represent her country …

Making the case for Wolf Alice at Eurovision

This editorial is written from the personal opinion of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole, its other staff or the EBU and other involved organisations. And so, the BBC Eurovision team retreat for another year from our beloved contest; tail between their legs at another embarassing show on Europe’s biggest stage, …

Russia: Do we have the first 2022 representative?

It is no secret that Philip Kirkorov stated that “the dream team” will be in charge of Russia’s representative for Eurovision 2022, but no one expected to have the news so soon as this year’s contest just wrapped less than three weeks ago. Kirkorov was pictured with composer Dimitris Kontopoulos and stage director Fokas Evangelis along side Russian/Azeri singer JONY, who was also rumored to be Azerbaijani …

Belgium: The Voice Belgique winner Jérémie Makiese expresses interest in going to Eurovision

Image source: RTBF Jérémie Makiese, who won The Voice Belgique this year, has expressed his wish to represent Belgium at Eurovision. In an interview with La Meuse, he expressed his goal of participating in Eurovision, saying the following: “Besides my single, my other project is Eurovision. It would be a total honour to represent my country. It’s like the football, …

Het Grote Songfestivalfeest line-up takes shape

The line up for the second edition of Het Grote Songfestivalfeest (The Great Eurovision Song Contest) in the Netherlands is taking shape, with Go_A the latest addition to the Dutch Eurovision celebration. The show will take place in Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome on December 9th 2021, following a successful first show in 2019. A number of much-loved Eurovision acts are set …

Davina Michelle gives a definite “no” about representing the Netherlands at Eurovision 2022

Rumors are already brewing as to who will represent the Netherlands in Italy next year. One artist who will not have to deal with such rumors is Davina Michelle who gave a mesmerizing interval act in the First Semi-Final entitled The Power of Water. Michelle has categorically ruled out participating for the Netherlands in 2022. In a recent interview with Shownieuws, …

Norway opens submissions for Melodi Grand Prix 2022

Norwegian broadcaster NRK has officially started the search for their 2022 representative at the Eurovision Song Contest. From today (May 28 2021) till 15th August, artists who wants to compete in Melodi Grand Prix can submit their song to NRK. The winner of Melodi Grand Prix will represent Norway in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. The broadcaster is looking for …

Finland: UMK will be back for Eurovision 2022

With the dust slowly settles over the Eurovision Song Contest 2021, Finland don’t want to waste any time and already released the rules for their national final. Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu will be used again in 2022 to find the best new Finnish song and performer. The winner of the competition will represent Finland in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. Interested in …

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