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Turin 2022: The semi-final allocation draw is finally complete!

A landmark moment in the yearly Eurovision Song Contest calendar, as this marks the official transition from last year’s host city (Rotterdam) to this year’s host city (Turin/Torino). The allocation draw was hosted by Carolina di Domenico and Mario Acampa. The Allocation Draw As usual, the draw took place in the upcoming host city of Turin, in the Palazzo Madama. …

Greece: Five Things to Know About Amanda Tenfjord

Earlier this week, Greek broadcaster ERT announced Amanda Tenfjord will represent the nation at next year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Turin. So what should Eurovision fans expect from the multi-talented 24 year old? Here are five things to know about Amanda Tenfjord: She Straddles Two Cultures Amanda Tenfjord was born Amanda Georgiadis in Ioánnina, Greece. At the age of three, …

Greece: Amanda Tenfjord will represent the country in Turin

ERT, the Greek national broadcaster, had an open call for interested artist to apply if they would like to represent the country at next years Eurovision in Turin, Italy. Couple of weeks ago five act were shortlisted and they were: Amanda Tenfjord (Amanda Georgiadis) Ilias Kozas (2013 representative) Good Job Nicky Joanna Drigo Lou Is Just moments ago in a …

Greece: ERT Announces Five Finalists for Eurovision Act, Selection to be Made Internally

And then there were five! Today, on ERT’s news magazine show Studio 4, the Greek broadcaster announced the names of the five artists whose songs have reached the final round of the country’s internal selection process. They are: Amanda Tenjford good job nicky Elias Kozas Joanna Drigo LOU IS Amanda Tenfjord, good job nicky, and Elias Kozas were previously confirmed …

Greece: Will One of These Eleven Singers Represent the Country in Turin?

Greece is the word! As Greek broadcaster ERT begins preparations for its Eurovision 2022 plans, OGAE Greece revealed today the names of eleven artists confirmed to have submitted songs for consideration. Among them are a number of big names in the Mediterranean music scene, a recent The Voice winner, and two Eurovision veterans. They are: Evangelia good job nicky Elias …

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 …

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 …

Here is the running order for the Eurovision 2021 final!

With the semi-finals now complete, and the confirmation of which entry will perform in which half, the producer-selected running order for the grand final has just been revealed by the EBU! Here is where each country will be performing in the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 on Saturday! 🇨🇾 Cyprus 🇦🇱 Albania 🇮🇱 Israel 🇧🇪 Belgium 🇷🇺 …

#YOU have voted: Your favourite rehearsals of the Eurovision 2021 semi-finals!

Earlier this week and following all of the first rehearsals for each country in this year’s semi-finals, we asked #YOU to name the country that had impressed the most with their performance on the Eurovision stage, based on our comments, videos, photos and snippets available at this stage. With all second run-throughs finished for the semi-final performers, we can now …

Which is YOUR favourite rehearsal in each semi-final? Vote in our polls!

All photo credits: EBU/AVROTROS With the first four days of rehearsals now behind us, and each semi-final participant having had their first run through, the picture of Eurovision 2021 now looks at least a little clearer. So, we wanted to know how #YOU are feeling about the songs in this year’s semi-finals! Which act in each semi do #YOU feel …

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