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29 December – Tong-ki tong ti-ki kong-kong-kong

We all love a trailblazer. You know the sort - someone who, knowingly or otherwise, strikes a first. It could be the first winner,...
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Are German TV Execs bored of Christmas already?

Well if you remember, not so long ago, we published the long list of German candidates? No? - well you should refresh your memory...
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28 December – Before you I only existed

I'm being a little naughty today and breaking one of my golden rules. As you may have noticed, I never post a birthday for...
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27 December – The memory of our dates are left

It's always a nice thing when a new country comes into the fold. Yes, even if they're nowhere near Europe, it's interesting to see...

What’s the difference between a Kazakh and an Aussie?

Kazakh broadcaster Channel 31 has been refused entry to the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, but Australia’s participation in the Eurovision seems to have come...
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26 December – The rhythm will entrance you, its sound is like a bomb

You can imagine some of the planning meetings about our favourite TV show. For example, picture yourself in a certain northern capital in the...
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25 December – I go back to you, who are the essence to me

I sometimes ramble on about countries gearing up for a win. You can think of your Russias or your Romanias or your Azerbaijans. But...
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It’s the Queens Christmas message…. no really!!

It is a tradition in some European countries for the reigning monarch to give a message to their subjects and wish them a happy...
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Albania picks Eurovision song for 2018

As is tradition, the first singer and song to go public for Eurovision next year comes from Albania. Even though the Austrians have revealed...
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Merry FiKing Christmas everyone!

December 21st was supposed to be the longest night of the year, but believe you me, you've not sat through anything yet. Tonight, RTSH will...