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Is it time to rethink Melodifestivalen?

For years, it's been touted as the gold standard of Eurovision national selections. Swedish broadcaster SVT has been organising the Melodifestivalen for as long...

The Germans chose a faux Ed Sheeran…

He's ginger.... He's got floppy hair... he plays the guitar.... no, it's not Ed ( who said he'd write an English Eurovision entry... which...
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21 February – You’ll want to drink more

Language. It can always provoke debate in Eurovision circles. Free language rule or no free language rule? Song in one language or a combination...
Sanja Ilić i Balkanika

Sanja Ilic & Balkanika heading for Eurovision (Updated with results)

Sanja Ilic & Balkanika won the right to represent Serbia at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest with a song called 'Nova deca' (New children). After...
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Bathe me in the clear water

We're all gearing up for the shenanigans that will take place in Portugal in May. But there will be some countries who'll be missing...

Portugal FDC First Semi Final

This is the *corrected* list after RTP admitted to an error - oops! Song Artist Jury Televote Total Psn Austrália Bruno Vasconcelos 0 0 0 13 Sem medo Rui David 2 5 7 7 Eu te amo Beatriz Pessoa 4 0 4 11 Q Para te dar abrigo Anabela 3 10 13 4 Q Para sorrir não...

After Super Saturday – a subdued Sunday?

Well after the mentalness that was last evening ( and feel free to check out all of the results) Eurovision moves on to a...
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18 February – Like a mountain in the sky

Events are going off apace in 평창, so it's only appropriate that today's song has the lyric in the title of this post. Back in...
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Third latvian Semi Final Results

Seems as though there was no technical issues this week as only two, as there was supposed to be, qualified from the Semi Final...
Eesti Laul

Five more through in Estonia – That second Eesti laul Semi Final.

A second Eesti Laul semi final? - oh OK then.  Last week's was good and this was of a similar standard in my opinion...

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