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American Song Contest season two negotiations underway with broadcaster NBC

Negotiations are underway for season 2 of the American Song Contest, according Christer Bjorkman in a profile published by Swedish newspaper Afltonbladet. In the profile, Bjorkman stated, “We are still negotiating and it is, as always, about money.” Bjorkman produced the first season of the American Song Contest, and his company Voxovation holds the rights to the franchise along with …

Romania: Eurovision 2022 Participation Costs Revealed by TVR

TVR, the Romanian public broadcaster and EBU member station, has revealed that they spent 320,000 Euro (1.57 million lei) on the country’s participation in the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin. Mainnews.ro reports the cost breakdown down as: ~150,000 Euro (782,000 Lei) participation fee paid to the EBU, which secures the county’s slot in the contest as well as paying …

Patrick Juvet (Switzerland 1973) passed away at the age of 70

Switzerland’s representative at Eurovision 1973 in Luxembourg, Patrick Juvet, has sadly passed away at the age of just 70. His agent officially confirmed this news to French media outlet AFP. Juvet started his career as a model, but later became a musician. His first big hit in France was with the song “La Musica” in 1972. A year later, he …

Denmark: Get to know the eight participating acts in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021

Copenhagen, 11 February 2021 This post was written by our Danish correspondent, Christian Kaad, and edited by Boris Meersman. Yesterday, DR announced the eight songs and artists that will compete to become “our song” on March 6 at the Danish Melody Grand Prix – Denmark’s largest music festival. The winning song is chosen entirely by the Danish public based on …

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 …

LITHUANIA: Pabandom Iš Naujo’s Heat #2, featuring a live performance by The Roop!

Vilnius, 23 January 2021 Another Saturday, another batch of NF songs for us to listen to. While I’m sure everyone was a little distracted by Raylee transforming into a Slaylee, Lithuania’s show was highly servicable. So let’s take a closer look at Lithuania’s national final, Pabandom iš Naujo, and its second heat.  Tonight’s line-up, containing a critical mass of servicable …

Portugal: Songwriters confirmed for Festival da Canção 2021

Another day and another piece of information about the national final season for Eurovision 2021! This time, we hear from RTP of Portugal about Festival da Canção 2021, the Portuguese national selection used annually to select the Iberian nation’s song for Eurovision. 20 songs will take part in the competition, which will be held across three shows next spring; two …

Estonia: Listen to the songs of Eesti Laul 2021

The songs and videos of the Eesti Laul 2021 entries are now available to listen to on the website of the Estonian national broadcaster, ERR. Next year’s competition will see 24 entries taking part to fight for Estonia’s ticket to Eurovision 2021, with a number of notable and returning artists, including Uku Suviste who was selected for this year’s cancelled …

All roads lead to Rotterdam: EBU tweaks branding of Eurovision 2021 with new logo

The EBU has today announced that the logo for Eurovision 2021 will be slightly different to what we were expecting, with the colourful circular design from the cancelled 2020 contest breaking out for Rotterdam 2021! In a video explaining the amendment to the contest’s branding, the EBU identified that “last year’s artwork was about our [Eurovision’s] legacy, telling the story …

Croatia & France: A new artist in 2021

The list of 2020 acts that will return in 2021 is slowly expanding, but unfortunately, so is the list of participants that would’ve participated in 2020, but won’t in 2021 also. Another 2 countries how now made it official, that their 2020 participant will not return in 2021. France While writing, I just realized that we’re talking about the two …

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