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🇮🇹 Italy: Carlo Conti announced as Artistic Director and Sanremo host

It is the most prestige show when it comes to Italian entertainment, of course we’re talking about the yearly Sanremo Festival. Last week, it was announced that a change has taken place, and that change being that Carlo Conti will once again host the song festival. Sanremo 2025 & 2026 The announcement was made during the news broadcast on Tg1, …

ESC 2024: 163 million people tuned in over the 3 live shows

It’s been almost two weeks now since the winner of the 2024 contest was decided, and the EBU has now not long ago, just released the details surrounding this year’s competition and the traction it garnered. Record breaking year This year’s contest was hosted by the Swedish broadcaster (SVT) in Malmö. The show could be watched in all 37 participating …

ESC 2025: Multiple host city options for Switzerland

Switzerland is known for various things, but when it comes to the Eurovision Song Contest, it is known as the birthplace of the contest. It all started in 1956, when the first ever contest was held in Lugano. Then, when the country finally achieved success once more in 1988, the contest was held in Lausanne, the following year. Could we …

ESC 2024: A complete list of this year’s jury

For the second year in a row, the semi-finals were purely decided by the televote – well, with the exception of San Marino – however, the final is still decided by both the jurors and the televote, which has been the case, since 2009 now. Once again this year, the EBU revealed the full list of all the jurors from …

EBU release statement addressing concerns raised during 2024 Eurovision Song Contest

Following the conclusion of the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has released an official statement addressing the behaviors of delegations in Malmo. The statement was issued to the The Mirror and the Irish Independent stating that they regret that “some delegations” did not behave within the spirit of the contest rules and during their respective broadcasts. …

AVROTROS: Joost Klein will not perform tonight, previous performance to be used

AVROTROS have confirmed in a statement that Joost Klein will not perform in tonight’s jury final while an investigation into an “incident” is ongoing. Instead, his performance from Semi Final 2 will be used. Details regarding the situation On the 10th of May 2024, the first dress rehearsal for the final was supposed to take place, early afternoon and everything …

ESC 2024: Remaining 10 drawing spots decided for the final

The hectic days are indeed over us, the second semi-final has concluded and with that, we got another 10 finalists for this year’s contest, and since it was the conclusion of the second semi-final, we finally learned who became this year’s 26 finalists, let’s have a quick look into all of that. The remaining spots Let’s first have a quick …

ESC 2024: The draw decided for the 10 first semi-finalist qualifiers

Just like that, the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest has started, the show was seen and in the end, a decision was made. However, our focus for now, will be on the 10 countries that made it out of the first semi-final. Let’s finally dive into their draw. Who goes where? As a reminder, congratulation to all 10 qualifiers, but also …

🇩🇰 Denmark: DMGP 2025 will return to Boxen

The 2024 chapter will in mere days, soon be fully over and 2025 will soon be ringing in, and Denmark is not waisting any time on that regard. DR (The Danish national broadcaster) has this morning, announced where next year’s national selection will take place, so it’s soon time to mark those calendars. Back into the box This arena shouldn’t …

🇱🇹 Silvester Belt interview: “Stepping on that stage, was very majestic”

Can a Lithuanian song become a European hit? It has worked in the past, and very soon we’ll see if can work once again. Silvester Belt is the genius behind the catchy tune, known simply as “Luktelk” and he will represent the Baltic country this year. Lithuania has so far impressed in this decade, so let’s see how it could …

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