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AVROTROS already on the hunt for Eurovision 2023 entry

The Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS has already “opened up” submissions for the Netherlands’ Eurovision 2023 entry. On May 16, AVROTROS published the requirements for all potential entries. Besides the usual Eurovision requirements such as the song having to be three minutes and not yet commercially published before September 1, the Dutch committee is looking for a convincingly distinct song with a …

Scottish press speculate on Glasgow hosting Eurovision 2023

Scottish media have been speculating on the possibility of Glasgow hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in the event that Ukraine would be unable to, after the city’s arena blanked out its schedule for May of next year. The Scottish Daily Express are reporting that the OVO Hydro Arena, famous for being used as the venue in the Eurovision Song …

Kalush Orchestra return home to Ukraine, welcomed as heroes by fans and border guards

Yesterday, just days after their landslide victory in Turin, the members of Kalush Orchestra returned home to Ukraine. The band had extended their time in Turin in order to perform at the Germany Consulate with fellow Eurovision artist Malik Harris and do some TV interviews. By Monday afternoon they arrived by bus at the Ukranian border to re-enter their homeland. …

BBC and TaP reportedly “rejected” Years & Years in favour of Sam Ryder

It has been reported in the British media on Sunday that Years & Years were “rejected” by the BBC and TaP Music for Eurovision 2022, in favour of the eventual runner up Sam Ryder. The Mail on Sunday reports that Olly Alexander, now the only permanent member of the popular electro-pop project Years & Years, put himself forward to represent …

Cyprus: National Final Planned for 2023, Panik Records Announces 10th Anniversary Concert

Exciting news out of Cyprus today! In an interview in the new issue of Esquire Greece, George Arsenakos, the CEO of Panik Entertainment Group, announced that the record company would soon be taking over Cyprus’ Eurovision participation, with plans to hold a televised national final in 2023. Roughly translated, he said: “[We] have talked to RIK, the state channel of …

Australia: Eurovision participation secured until 2023

[AdSense-B] Australia’s national broadcaster Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has confirmed that the country will take part in Eurovision 2020… and 2021… and 2022… and 2023! The deal comes off the back of a successful national selection held this weekend in the Gold Coast, where Kate Miller-Heidke was chosen to represent the Oceanic nation in the song contest. SBS’ head of …

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