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Belgium: Jérémie Makiese to represent the Benelux state at Eurovision 2022!

Brussels, 15 September 2021 The 2022 season has started! The first country has unveiled their entrant. Jérémie Makiese will represent Belgium at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Italy. It marks an exceptionally early reveal, as the upcoming contest does not have a named host city, or even a slogan! The 20-year old, who hails from Brussels …

Croatia: Broadcaster Teases Return of Dora in 2022

‘Tick-Tock’. Eurovision season is fast approaching. After barely missing out on qualifying for the final at Eurovision 2021, Croatia is already preparing for next year’s contest. Broadcaster HRT announced on Facebook today that Dora, the pop festival that serves as its national selection show, will be returning next year. No specific details were given, but more information should be coming …

Belgium: Artist reveal on Wednesday 15 September

Brussels, 10 September 2021 Time to wake from the off-season slumber, people! Belgian broadcaster RTBF may be revealing their hopeful entrant soon, giving us the first nugget of information for the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest.  Radio station Vivacité (owned by RTBF) has announced that the Belgian entrant will be revealed on Wednesday, 15 September, during “8/9“, the  morning show of …

Portugal: Festival da Canção to Return with One Significant Change

After The Black Mamba’s ‘Love is On My Side’ surprised many by finishing in 12th place at Eurovision 2021, Portugal’s second best result since 1998, the country’s broadcaster is gearing up for what it hopes is another successful Eurovision season. RTP, the Portuguese broadcaster in charge of the country’s Eurovision plans every year, announced today that Festival da Canção will …

Eurovision 2022 News Round-up: Pre-recorded backing tracks, X Factor Israel participants, Melfest host and dates, & more!

This weekend, we received a fair bit of news related to Eurovision 2022: backing track announcement, participation announcements, and participants for upcoming national selections. Let’s dive into the juicy information, shall we? Pre-Recorded backing tracks allowed for 2022 Due to the on-going pandemic, the EBU amended the official rules to formally allow pre-recorded backing vocals at the contest. This amendment …

Estonia: Eesti Laul Gets a Supersized Makeover (UPDATE)

UPDATE More details about Estonia’s selection process have now been announced. Eesti Laul will kick off with the first of its four quarterfinals on Saturday, November 20th. The following three quarterfinals will take place on November 27th, December 4th, and December 11th. Of the five songs selected to advance out of each quarterfinal, three will be determined by public vote, …

Switzerland: The Hunt for Gjon’s Tears’ Successor Begins

Since switching to an internal selection in 2019, Switzerland has had a very successful Eurovision run, placing 4th and 3rd in the past two contests. Starting today, the broadcaster is looking for the artist or artists who can follow in Luca Hänni and Gjon’s Tears’ stylish footsteps. SRF, the German-language Swiss broadcaster that organizes the country’s Eurovision efforts, has begun …

Latvia: LTV Teases Return of ‘Supernova’

After Latvia’s disappointing showing in Rotterdam, some fans may have been nervous about the country’s future at Eurovision. As information about other nations’ participation and national final processes flooded in, the Latvian broadcaster was suspiciously quiet. But no more! The official Twitter account of Supernova, the contest that serves as Latvia’s national final, replied to a user concerned with the …

Ukraine: UA:PBC announces new national finals for JESC 2021 and ESC 2022

It seems that the Ukrainian public broadcaster UA:PBC (also known as Suspilne) has been busy organizing two brand new national selections since May . This week, the broadcaster made two separate announcements about their selection processes for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this December and the Eurovision Song Contest in May. JESC National Final Ukraine has utilized a national final …

Denmark: Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2022 to be held 5th of March

Countries all around Europe are slowly opening up for their song submission process, as we open op to the new season of the Eurovision Song Contest, which usually starts from the 1st of September every year, cause if it’s released after that date, then it’s a possible candidate However, rules are slightly different in certain countries. While all countries must …

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