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Portugal: Here are the first five qualifiers of Festival da Canção!

Lisbon, 20 February 2021.  The first semifinal of Portugal’s musical bonanza Festival da Canção aired tonight.  As one may expect, it was the anti-Eurovision National Final, filled with lowtempo nostalgia ballads and excellent fashion. A perfect remedy for tonight’s heady brew of middle-of-the-road scandi pop. Let us get acquainted with tonight’s hopefulls! The Line-up: The Black Mamba – “Love Is …

Lithuania: Pabandom Iš Naujo kicks off with a bang!

Vilnius, 16 January 2021 The Super Saturdays of the 2021 Eurovision season have commenced. In a rather lean season, Norway and Lithuania have aired the first heats of their respective national finals. This article will focus on the Lithuanian selection, Pabandom iš Naujo!  Due to the ubiquitous pandemic regulations, the show did not air live, having instead been recorded on …

Norway: JÆGER is YOUR favourite in Melodi Grand Prix Semi-Final 2!

We asked #YOU, our wonderful readers and viewers, to vote in a poll for the four hopefuls from tonight’s Norwegian semi-final, and it was quite a clear result in the end! Despite coming second in our team’s ranking, it was JÆGER‘s “How About Mars” that mopped up over half of all of the votes cast, with 55% of the votes …

Croatia: National selection Dora to return in 2019

[AdSense-B] Croatia’s broadcaster HRT confirmed some time ago that Croatia would be competing in Tel Aviv next year, but today some more news has come from the small Balkan country. Its renowned national selection Dora is returning after a seven-year break, with the last show taking place in 2011 with Daria Kinzer winning and representing Croatia at that years Eurovision …

National selections: Timing is everything?

Earlier this week, the Maltese broadcaster made the surprising announcement that they would be holding the first NF of the 2015 season, and that it would take place on November 22nd, just one week after the same country invites child singers from across the continent for Junior Eurovision. Then, Macedonia decided that they wanted to be first and announced that …