Sunday, December 16, 2018

Sixteen songs make Latvian final cut

Not so long back, Latvian broadcaster LTV decided to let everyone hear the 33 of the 83 songs submitted for the 2019 Supernova show....

They write the songs … for Portugal

Sticking to the idea that Eurovision is a song contest, Portuguese broadcaster RTP always likes to announce the names of the people behind the...

MTV announces Hungarian A Dal line-up

Something old, something new. Familiar faces and first timers feature in the Eurovision selection announced yesterday by Hungarian broadcaster MTV. The 2019 A Dal competition...

Australian TV reveal first Eurovision names

For the first time since Australia became the hard to explain 'guest' at the European Broadcasting Union's annual pop music contest, broadcaster SBS is...

Srbuk lands Armenian Eurovision job

The first confirmed performer taking part at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest comes from Armenia. Tonight, during late-night talk show Lav Yereko, she was announced...
Eurovision, you decide

The BBC Speaks – and OnEurope listens – but will Europe

This morning I had the following drop into my inbox from the British Broadcasting Corporation (*dofs cap*) - Seems changes are afoot in the...

Swedish TV names 2019 Eurovision hopefuls

The Swedish Eurovision national selection - Melodifestivalen - is widely regarded as one of the best. Sure, it has its critics, but in Sweden,...

Champagne Supernova or is it more like Chablis?

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Eurovision fans get to sample a new vintage. The first broadcaster to lay its musical cards...

It’s Sunday – so it’s preview time!

Time for the third part in our four-part preview series previewing (naturally) the songs of the Junior Eurovision song Contest 2018 - which is...

The answer to life, the universe and Eurovision

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has today confirmed 42 countries are to take part in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. In effect, everyone from...