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Denmark: Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2022 to be held 5th of March

Countries all around Europe are slowly opening up for their song submission process, as we open op to the new season of the Eurovision Song Contest, which usually starts from the 1st of September every year, cause if it’s released after that date, then it’s a possible candidate However, rules are slightly different in certain countries. While all countries must …

Belarus: “Happily” expelled from the EBU

The Eurovision Song Contest 2021 had just concluded a few days before, but even then, trouble was just around the corner. Back in the final days of May 2021, it was announced that the EBU would suspend the Belarusian national channel BTRC within 2 weeks, should they not reply and comment on the ongoing situation. Instead, the threat of suspension, …

NikkieTutorials spills the Eurovision tea in new YouTube video

NikkieTutorials, or Nikkie de Jager as many now know her, has shared her experiences co-hosting the Eurovision Song Contest in a new video, uploaded to her popular YouTube channel. The Dutch make up YouTuber and presenter detailed much of her back-stage experience at the contest, sharing her joy at being asked to host the contest and detailing her love for …

EBU reports viewing figure of 183 million for Eurovision 2021

The EBU has reported its viewing figure information for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, with a number of remarkable achievements for the grand final of the 2021 contest. The overall figure of 183 million viewers is counted across 36 markets, with online engagement and social media interaction relating to the contest soaring on 2019 levels. On average, the market share …

BREAKING: Belarus’s Broadcaster has been suspended from the EBU

Geneva, 28 May 2021 The news has just reached us: the EBU have decided in a meeting earlier today, to suspend Belarus’s broadcaster, BTRC, from the EBU. This comes on the heels of Belarus being forced to withdraw from Eurovision 2021 after its representative, Galasy ZMesta, had both of its songs disqualified by the EBU for containing politically motivated lyrics. …

Australian broadcaster SBS drops Eurovision Asia plans

In an interview with Australian outlet TV Tonight, SBS have announced they are abandoning plans for the Eurovision Asia Song Contest, after 5 years of development. The spin-off contest was first announced in 2016, to be held in Australia in 2017 with 20 countries competing. However, all social media updates for the event were indefinitely paused in 2017, and never …

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 🇷🇺 …

Member of Polish delegation tests positive for COVID-19

In a statement released on Saturday, the Eurovision Song Contest Communications Team have announced that a member of the Polish delegation has returned a positive COVID-19 test during routine testing. This person had last been at Rotterdam Ahoy on Thursday, when the whole delegation tested negative for the virus. In accordance with health and safety protocols, the member with the …

Eurovision officials reaffirm ‘Scenario B’ and release an official Health Protocol!

Rotterdam, 2 March 2021 Good news, fans of Eurovision! Earlier today the EBU have released some new information on the contests organization and in doing so have reaffirmed ‘Scenario B’ as their preferred hosting scenario! Scenario B reaffirmed Now, ‘Scenario B’ is, in case you don’t remember, the so-called ‘Social Distancing’ Scenario. It’s the one where audience can attend the …

BREAKING: EBU rules out scenario A, focus on scenario B with possible downscaling

Rotterdam, 3 Feb 2021 With the pandemic still raging across all Europe, the EBU needed to make a decision concerning the organization of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. The 65th contest, set to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will be aired on the week of the 17th of May. Earlier, the EBU had issued four possible scenario’s underwhich the …

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