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TONIGHT: Melodi Grand Prix begins in Norway as Lithuania’s selection continues

Tonight, two official selection shows are taking place in Europe on one night for the first time this season, as Melodi Grand Prix kicks off in Norway while the search continues in Lithuania! Here’s everything #YOU need to know ahead of tonight’s shows to keep on top of goings on across Europe… LITHUANIA – Pabandom iš naujo! Heat 2 (20:00 …

Latvia: ESC United Nominates Its Favorite Artist for the Supernova 2022 Wildcard!

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. Later tonight, the online poll for the 17th and final act competing at Supernova 2022, the Latvian national selection for Eurovision, will close. The “wildcard” entry will join 16 acts …

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 …

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Finland: Listen to BESS’ UMK2022 entry “Ram Pam Pam”

Last Wednesday, Finnish broadcaster YLE announced the 7 hopefuls who are in the running to fly the Finnish flag in Turin. To keep the hype alive among the Eurovision fans, the broadcaster decided to release the songs on a daily base. You can expect a new song from the national final every weekday at midnight. Our second stop: pop-artist BESS with …

Queens of Roses: “Our job is not to fight for a winning spot but give emotions and joy.”

As we look ahead to the semi-finals of Pabandom iš naujo, we were fortunate enough to interview the group Queens of Roses ahead of their performance in the national final this weekend. Together we talked about their ten year anniversary, their experiences in the Lithuanian national final, and much much more. Check it out! Hello there – thank you all …

Spain: RTVE reveals running order of the semi-finals of Benidorm Fest

The countdown has started! Spanish broadcaster RTVE just revealed the running order of the two semi-finals of their brand new national final Benidorm Fest. The 14 acts will compete in groups of 7 for a ticket to perform in the Grand Final on the 29th of January. The winner of Benidorm Fest will represent Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest …

Finland: Listen to Cyan Kicks’ UMK2022 entry “Hurricane”

Last Wednesday, Finnish broadcaster YLE announced the 7 hopefuls who are in the running to fly the Finnish flag in Turin. To keep the hype alive among the Eurovision fans, the broadcaster decided to release the songs on a daily base. You can expect a new song from the national final every weekday at midnight. Our first stop: the band Cyan …

Justė Kraujelytė: “Participating in Eurovision was one of my biggest dreams from early childhood.”

As we look ahead to the semi-finals of Pabandom iš naujo, we were fortunate enough to interview Justė Kraujelytė ahead of her performance in the national final. Together we talked about her career, her debut album, and her excitement about Eurovision. Check it out! Hello Justė! Thank you for taking some time out of your day to speak with me! …

Finland: Meet the 7 acts competing in UMK 2022

Finnish broadcaster YLE has revealed the 7 acts and song titles that will compete in this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu! From today, the songs from the acts will be released one per day at midnight on major streaming services. The winner of UMK 2022 will be selected during the Grand Final on Saturday 26 February and will represent Finland at …

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 …

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