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Irish Head of Delegation Outlines 2023 Eurovision Approach

Ireland’s recent history at the Eurovision Song Contest has been a tale of seemingly never-ending woes. Despite long-held nostalgia for the winning streaks of bygone years, the country has yet to conjure up a new winning formula. The last ten years, in particular, have been harrowing for Irish Eurovision fans: based upon the past decade, Ireland currently has the worst …

Host City Shortlist Revealed: Which Cities Can Still Host Eurovision 2023?

The remaining cities in contention to host the 67th Eurovision Song Contest, held in the United Kingdom on behalf of Ukraine, have been revealed! As announced on BBC Radio 2 this morning, the search for our 2023 host city has been narrowed down to: Glasgow Birmingham Leeds Liverpool Manchester Newcastle Sheffield These cities passed the initial round of checks. Their …

The BBC Reveals More Details: When and How Will a Host City Be Chosen?

With the news officially confirmed that 2023’s Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the United Kingdom (on behalf of 2022 champions Ukraine), all eyes are now turned toward the British cities bidding to welcome the Contest next year. The competition to decide 2023’s host city is officially underway — but how will the BBC choose the victor? In a …

Spain Will Not Host Eurovision 2023, United Kingdom Likely to Host if Ukraine Cannot per RTVE Chief

An interesting development has occurred in the search for where Eurovision 2023 will be held, amidst ongoing concerns that Ukraine may be unable to host the song contest next year. Due to the continued war in Ukraine, it is possible that the country will be unable to host – in which case, a number of countries have volunteered to host …

Eurovision round-up: Cruise ships, cancelled songs and Gagauz rumours

Been busy over the festive period? We hear #YOU. It’s tough to keep up on all of the little news bits, rumours and updates in the Eurovision world, so we’ve been across the Eurovision community to put all of the recent smaller updates together for #YOU! Finland’s YLE has confirmed that the participants of this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu will …

Russia: Alexandrov Ensemble involved in plane crash

Some sad news emerging from Russia this morning, as it has been confirmed that 64 members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, well known in many countries as part of the Red Army Choir, have died in a military plane crash in the Black Sea. The ensemble formed part of the memorable interval act of Eurovision 2009, which was hosted in Moscow, …

Bosnia & Herzegovina withdraws from Eurovision 2017

Perhaps it was too good to be true to have all of our favourite countries in Kiev and alas, it seems to be so. Overnight, the national broadcaster of Bosnia and Herzegovina, BHRT, has confirmed that the Balkan nation will be bowing out of the show in 2017 following increasing financial pressures on the corporation. Bosnia & Herzegovina’s troubled participation …

Eurovision news roundup

We are all enjoying summer, but that does not mean that we should forget on Eurovision. Though not much is happening, as most of the executives are on vacations, there are some important news. Cyprus has officially confirmed that they will participate next year in Ukraine, and also they are coming back to the Junior Eurovision, that will be held …