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Da Chick: “I wanted to sing about something that is close to everyone”

Before tonight’s second semi-final in Portugal’s Festival da Canção, we spoke to the eclectic jazz/soul/disco artist Da Chick, who will be opening the show this evening. We spoke to Da Chick about her influences in the club scene in Portugal, the message behind “I Got Music” and how she feels lucky to be Portuguese… Olá, Da Chick! First of all, …

The Roop: “Dance is a tool which can heal scars”

With the dust now settled on this year’s Pabandom iš Naujo!, we got the opportunity to speak to this year’s Lithuanian representatives The Roop, who will be going to Rotterdam with the fiercely popular “Discoteque”. We spoke to the band about the pressures of coming back to Eurovision, the support they have felt and how dance can liberate people… Hello …

mema.: “I love Eurovision. It’s such a joyful moment!”

Portugal are kick-starting their Eurovision search once more this evening, with the famous Festival da Canção beginning with its first semi-final. One of the participants in Saturday’s show is mema., who will take part with her entry “Claro Como Água”. We spoke with mema. about her Eurovision passion and entering the Portuguese selection, the positivity of her entry and Portugal’s …

Nadine: “I feel the song could be a powerful post-pandemic anthem”

Portugal are kick-starting their Eurovision search once more this evening, with the famous Festival da Canção beginning with its first semi-final. One of the participants in Saturday’s show is fado performer Nadine, who will take part with her entry “Cheguei Aqui” We spoke with Nadine about her passion for fado, the message behind her entry and who her early favourite …

Kiim: “I live for a good live performance”

This weekend, Norway joins the growing list of countries to select their song for Eurovision 2021 as the final of Melodi Grand Prix takes place in Fornebu. One of the competing acts is Kiim, the talented entertainer with the most powerful of voices! We spoke to Kiim about his home renovations, inspirations behind “My Lonely Voice” and the importance of …

The Black Mamba: “Behind these ballads, there lies some nasty rock’n’rollers!”

Portugal are kick-starting their Eurovision search one more on Saturday, with the famous Festival da Canção beginning with its first semi-final. One of the participants in Saturday’s show is soul and rock band The Black Mamba, who will take part with “Love Is on My Side”. We spoke with the band ahead of this weekend’s show about the unique and …

Miguel Marôco: “It came as a complete surprise… but now I’m certainly very glad I’m here”

Portugal are kick-starting their Eurovision search one more on Saturday, with the famous Festival da Canção beginning with its first semi-final. One of the participants in Saturday’s show is Miguel Marôco, a young rising talent in the Portuguese music scene, who will take part with “Girassol”. We spoke with Miguel ahead of this weekend’s show about the beatiful landscape of …

Aistė Brokenleg: “[If I won Eurovision] I would kiss the one I wrote this song for!”

With the race for Rotterdam hotting up in Lithuania’s Eurovision selection, Pabandom iš naujo, we wanted to get to know some of the artists fighting to reach the final on February 6th. Before tonight’s semi-final show, we spoke to the multi-talented dream pop performer Aistė Brokenleg about returning home from New York, the euphoria of creativity and her favourite song …

Voldemars Petersons: “Eurovision is unpredictable every time, you can’t guess the good or bad recipe”

With the race for Rotterdam hotting up in Lithuania’s Eurovision selection, Pabandom iš naujo, we wanted to get to know some of the artists fighting to reach the final on February 6th. Before tonight’s semi-final show, we spoke to the veteran selection performer Voldemars Petersons about cold borscht, Elton John and the backing of his band at Pabandom iš naujo! …

Pony X: “We want to show that we can do French touch electro and also sing in French”

Ahead of this weekend’s French selection for Eurovision 2021, we wanted to get to know the artists a little better, and learn what drove them to participate in the competition. Today, Pony X with the infamous horse head of C’est vous qui décidez talked about their entry “Amour Fou” and what they plan for the show on Saturday! Hi Pony …

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