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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 …

Ukraine: UA:PBC announces new national finals for JESC 2021 and ESC 2022

It seems that the Ukrainian public broadcaster UA:PBC (also known as Suspilne) has been busy organizing two brand new national selections since May . This week, the broadcaster made two separate announcements about their selection processes for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this December and the Eurovision Song Contest in May. JESC National Final Ukraine has utilized a national final …

UMK 2022 Submission window open from September 1st through 6th

Shortly after the 2021 contest ended, YLE announced that it would continue to use UMK as its official Eurovision selection show. When asked, show producer Anssi Autio was extremely excited to see what UMK 2022 would bring and acknowledged that stakes are high following Blind Channel’s success. As you all likely remember, Blind Channel became the second most successful Finnish …

RAI releases bid process for Eurovision 2022 hosting rights: Who’s still in the running?

As is tradition for the month of July, we’ve already received our first piece of news for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest! It would appear that after receiving documents from Martin Österdahl, the executive supervisor of the contest, Italian broadcaster RAI is wasting no time to find a suitable host city and venue for the 2022 edition of the contest. …

Armenian Head of Delegation hints at Eurovision 2022 return

David Tserunyan, the Armenian Head of Delegation for Eurovision, has hinted at a possible Eurovision 2022 return for Armenia following their withdrawal from the contest in 2021. Tserunyan was recently re-elected to the Eurovision Song Contest Reference Group, whose job it is to steer the contest from host to host. The Group is made up of Heads of Delegations, executive …

Sanremo 2022 to take place at the beginning of February with host rumours in full swing

Italian broadcaster Rai confirmed yesterday that Sanremo 2022 will take place at the beginning of February 2022. During a press conference, Stefano Coletta, the director of Rai 1, announced that the 72nd edition of the music festival will take place in its traditional February slot, after the 2021 edition was postponed to March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Sanremo Giovani, …

Doda hints at possible participation for Poland in 2022

Doda, one of the most famed performers in Poland and a two-time MTV Europe Music Award winner, has teased fans in the country about possibly performing for them at Eurovision 2022. According to Polish Eurovision site Eurowizja, the singer has teased in her latest Instagram Live broadcast that she is considering submitting an entry to TVP to represent her country …

Belgium: The Voice Belgique winner Jérémie Makiese expresses interest in going to Eurovision

Image source: RTBF Jérémie Makiese, who won The Voice Belgique this year, has expressed his wish to represent Belgium at Eurovision. In an interview with La Meuse, he expressed his goal of participating in Eurovision, saying the following: “Besides my single, my other project is Eurovision. It would be a total honour to represent my country. It’s like the football, …

Where will Eurovision 2022 be held? A guide to the cities bidding for the contest

On Sunday, we reported on the fact that four cities in Italy had already thrown their hat into the ring to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, following Måneskin’s victory at the weekend. Now, it seems that many more cities are hoping to get into the action and secure the contest for their community. Since it can be hard to …

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