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Liverpool 2023: 37 countries will participate in 2023

The list has finally dropped, and thankfully it did. With recent news about the withdrawal of Bulgaria, Montenegro and North Macedonia, there were fears of possibly more withdrawals to come, but those speculations are now over, as the EBU has finally confirmed that 37 countries will participate in the upcoming contest. 37 countries it is! In the end, it is …

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 …

The Baltics Join the Party! Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania Confirm Participation for ESC 2023

It’s currently the off-season in Eurovision Land, but it doesn’t mean that things aren’t happening behind the scenes. Per sources at ESCToday, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania have confirmed their participation in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2023. Next year’s contest is confirmed to be hosted in the United Kingdom with the city selection process currently underway. The confirmations of these …

The EBU releases the first set of live on tape performances for Eurovision 2022!

As promised by the EBU yesterday, Eurovision fans will be getting a special treat to cure their Post Eurovision Depression – the live-on-tapes from Eurovision 2022. This was also done last year following the contest in Rotterdam, although that year they edited them together as a YouTube livestream for the semi-final non-qualifiers and the grand final acts. This year, due …

Eurovision Kicks Off! Favorites Ukraine and Greece Among Qualifiers, Diodato Makes Long-Awaited Eurovision Debut

After a week of rehearsals, technical snafus, and building anticipation, Eurovision kicked off tonight at the Pala Alpitour arena in Turin! In all, 17 acts performed, competing for 10 slots in Saturday’s Grand Final. They were: 🇦🇱 ALBANIA – Ronela Hajati – Sekret 🇱🇻 LATVIA – Citi Zēni – Eat Your Salad 🇱🇹 LITHUANIA – Monika Liu – Sentimentai 🇨🇭 SWITZERLAND – Marius Bear – Boys Do Cry …

TONIGHT: Eurovision Song Contest 2022 – Semi-Final 1

Well, we made it! It’s finally here! The Eurovision Song Contest 2022 officially gets underway from the PalaOlimpico in Santa Rita, Turin, following Måneskin’s triumph in last year’s contest in Rotterdam. Tonight marks the first semi-final of the contest, with seventeen countries getting ready to perform their hearts out for the European public. Here’s everything #YOU need to know about …

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 …

Turin 2022: Semi-final running orders are now live

Every day now, we are inching closer and closer to the upcoming song contest, and to make it feel even more closer, we’ve now even gotten the official running order confirmed for the two semi-final. Back in January, the semi-final allocation draw took place, which placed every country competing in either of the two semi-final, including the pre-qualified countries in …

Citi Zeni, The Roop, the Danish Broadcaster and More Respond to EBU’s Russia Eurovision 2022 Participation Stance

Though the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) stated that Russia is “welcome to participate” at Eurovision 2022 after the invasion of its neighbor and fellow EBU member Ukraine began yesterday, several high profile participants and delegations past and present have voiced their objections. The most high profile is Citi Zeni, who won Latvia’s national selection and will represent the Baltic nation …

Latvia: Five Things to Know About Citi Zēni

To read about Citi Zēni in their own words, read our interview with the band from February 4.  No Eurovision act this season has made a bigger splash than Citi Zēni did in the first 15 seconds of their Supernova-winning entry “Eat Your Salad”. So it should have come as no surprise that Latvia, Eurovision’s notorious wildcard nation, chose them …

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