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Belgium: Eurosong 2023 slated to be an invite-only affair.

Brussels, 22 September 2022 A few bits of news have come up about the upcoming Belgian NF. Next year, it will be the turn of Flemish broadcaster VRT to organize the Belgium participation at Eurovision, and after choosing internally for two consequetive contests, VRT hasopted to revert back to their public selection, Eurosong. Details about how Eurosong would be organized …

Today marks final day for Broadcasters to apply for Eurovision 2023 participation

Today marks the final day for any broadcaster with an active membership in the European Broadcasting Union to apply for participation in Eurovision 2023. After this, no additional broadcaster will be able to participate in the contest that did not originally apply – but broadcasters who submitted an application can still withdraw prior to October 11th without financial penalty. Any …

Belgium: Commentator Peter Van de Veire confirms the return of National Final!

Brussels, 20 August 2022 VRT’s commentator for the contest, Peter Van de Veire confirmed tonight that Belgium will revert back to a national selection for the 2023 contest, to be held somewhere in the United Kingdom. In previous years VRT, who are the Dutch-speaking Flemish broadcaster, have resorted to internally selecting their entrant. Sennek (Laura Groeseneken) and Hooverphonic were the …

Where is Harrogate? Things you might not know about Eurovision 1982 (Part One)

In theme with our celebration of the 1982 contest, we have curated a list of fun facts that you might not know about the contest. How many times has Norway’s John Teigan tried to return to Eurovision after his 1982 appearance? How many members of Portugal’s Doce were part of another Eurovision band? What happened to cause France and Greece …

ESC 2022: The final live on tape batch is now out

Over the past 10 days, the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube account, finally decided to share the pre-recorded live on tape recordings little by little. Unfortunately, we have learned that a lot of broadcasters opted to not share their pre-recording tapes, and will leave a lot of fans imagining, what it would’ve or could’ve been like for some countries. On …

Kalush Orchesta Wins Big for Ukraine, Sam Ryder of The UK Wins the Jury Vote

Congratulations are in order to …. KALUSH ORCHESTRA of Ukraine. The group won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest after receiving a record-shattering 439 points from the televote. (Moldova, Spain, and Serbia were the only other entries to receive more than 200 points from the televote.) The group were in 4th place after the points from the 40 international juries were …

Semi 2 Shockers and Surprises! Fan Favorites Fail to Advance, Powerhouse Nations End Qualification Streaks

In a night full of lightning, glory notes, bejeweled sneakers, and mechanical bulls, the most shocking moments came from the reveal of semi 2’s results. In all 18 acts competed during tonight’s show, hoping to secure slots in Saturday’s Grand Final. They were: 🇫🇮 FINLAND – The Rasmus – Jezebel 🇮🇱 ISRAEL – Michael Ben David – I.M 🇷🇸 SERBIA …

ESC 2022: Belgium, Sweden & Czechia wrap it up for the semi-finalists

A little late with this last overview, but seeing how we’ve gone from barely having anything to do, to being constantly focused on something, then delays do happen. Now that we have your attention, let’s wrap it up with the last three remaining semi-finalists, being Belgium, Sweden and finally Czech Republic. Belgium Jérémie Makiese had the honor of being named …

Line-up complete for Amsterdam’s Eurovision in Concert 2022

The line-up for this year’s long-awaited Eurovision in Concert is now complete, with Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra a welcome final addition to the Amsterdam showpiece preview party! The concert and press event has not been held since the lead-up to Tel Aviv in 2019, but fans and press are expected to descend on the Dutch capital this Saturday to welcome back …

Rumours swirl of a Belgian selection show for Eurovision 2023

Rumours are circulating in Belgium of a return to a national selection to select their entrant for Eurovision 2023 – although the Belgian broadcaster responsible for the entry isn’t revealing anything at the moment. Belgium have opted for internal selections since 2017, with the two broadcasters VRT and RTBF taking turns to select the artist for the contest. Now though, …

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