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TONIGHT: Germany decide for Stockholm

It’s always a big occasion in the Eurovision calendar when a country decides on its song for Europe, but in recent years one of the biggest decisions has been which artist will represent Germany in the contest. Following the country’s overnight success story of the 2010 victory the Big 5 member has seen a myriad of big names and plucky …

Xavier Naidoo NOT representing Germany – The Internet reacts

  It’s been an Up-and-Down whirlwind for Germany. First they announced that Xavier Naidoo was internally selected to represent Germany at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm. This was a controversial decision among the fans as he was accused of anti-semitism, Homophobia and other statements that were considered offensive by many. The unexpected backlash by the media and fans …

Why Turkey left the contest and more EBU drama on the way – ESC United Podcast

Matt and Adam are back with another edition of the ESC Podcast discussing the latest and greatest news, developments and general Eurovision related info. We are joined by our member Robert aka Lupus who is a new fan of the contest. The following topics were up for debate: –  Turkey is out again…why?!? – Minus One and Thomas G:SON for …

TONIGHT: Germany decide, Portugal semi-final

Tonight sees two Eurovision shows taking place across Europe – quite the busy Thursday night for Euro fans! Germany – Unser Song für Österreich – 20:15 CET Germany’s final for Eurovision 2015 takes place tonight in Hannover and in a show that promises to be spectacular, eight acts will be vying to represent the country in neighbouring Austria. The acts …

TONIGHT: Germany Club Concert

Tonight sees one of the biggest national finals of the Eurovision calendar kick off in Hamburg as the wildcard round of the German selection takes place! Unser Song für Österreich’s club concert round will see ten acts performing to a live audience at Große Freiheit 36, Hamburg as one act will win the wildcard to the grand final. Last year, …

Germany: Seven artists announced

Seven of the eight artists taking part in the national selection, Unser Song für Österreich, have been announced today by the German broadcaster NDR. Amongst the artists are popular pagan folk band Faun, X Factor winners Mrs. Greenbird and notable DJ and remixer Noize Generation. ‘Nature pop’ project Fahrenhaidt, pianist Alexa Feser, The Voice winner Andreas Kümmert and girl group …

Germany: Seven established artists announced Wednesday

Germany’s national broadcaster has announced on their dedicated Eurovision website that the seven established artists taking part in Unser Song für Österreich will be announced on Wednesday. NDR states that the artists have been chosen in connection with record labels and are nationally known. The seven artists revealed on Wednesday (14th January) will be joined by the winner of the …

Germany: National final on 5th March

Unser Song für Österreich will be the national selection method for Germany in 2015, and will take much the same format as the 2014 edition. This time it is Andreas Bourani who is inviting young and upcoming German artists to take part in the contest, with the club concert being held on February 19th 2015. Aspiring artists can submit an …

Should Germany use Bundesvision as their national final?

In 2005, the German entertainer and Eurovision veteran Stefan Raab launched his brainchild – a version of the Eurovision Song Contest held between the 16 states or länder of Germany. And with that, the Bundesvision Song Contest was born. The 10th edition of the contest will be held in a few weeks on September 20th, and every year without fail …

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