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ESC Insight

  • newTalking Sanremo With RAI’s Claudio Fasulo
    In another world, I would have talked with Claudio Fasulo, RAI’s Deputy Director of Events in the busy streets of Rome, a festive chill in the air and a sharp espresso to keep us warm. Alas, we are not in that world, so the internet will have t…

    15 hours ago 17 Jan 22, 12:00pm
  • Eurovision Insight News Podcast: In The Shadows
    Finland tempts us with rock, Sweden will stay in Stockholm, Norway still wants to know what the fox says, and more, in the latest Insight News podcast.The post Eurovision Insight News Podcast: In The Shadows appeared first on ESC Insight - Home of t…

    4 days ago 14 Jan 22, 3:00pm
  • ESC Insight’s Musical Moments Of 2021
    As another year begins, it’s time for us here at ESC Insight, along with some friends of the parish, to look back at last year and listen through the Eurovision related music of 2021 to bring you our favourite musical moments. The post ES…

    6 days ago 12 Jan 22, 11:00am
  • Eurovision Coffee Podcast: Behind The Scenes At ESC250
    Ewan Spence sits down with Gunther Ooms, organiser of the ESC250, to talk about the most recent results, why Loreen keeps winning, and what’s next for the team at Songfestival.be. The post Eurovision Coffee Podcast: Behind The Scenes At ESC250…

    9 days ago 9 Jan 22, 3:00pm
  • Eurovision Insight News Podcast: Next Stop, Everywhere
    Our next name from Montenegro, another public wildcard, the National Finals are back this weekend, and more, on the latest Insight News podcast.The post Eurovision Insight News Podcast: Next Stop, Everywhere appeared first on ESC Insight - Home of t…

    11 days ago 7 Jan 22, 3:00pm
  • Eurovision Insight News Podcast: Our Magnificent Seven
    The directors are in the building, new National Finals are announced, Albania makes it a Magnificent Seven, and more in this week's Insight News podcast.The post Eurovision Insight News Podcast: Our Magnificent Seven appeared first on ESC Insight -…

    18 days ago 31 Dec 21, 12:00pm
  • Why We Should Send Ben Platt To Eurovision
    The ESC Insight team continues to pitch the performers and bands that they would like to send to the Eurovision Song Contest in 2022. Next up, Matt Baker proposes the UK sending an American LGBTQI artist to the Contest.The post Why We Should Send Be…

    20 days ago 29 Dec 21, 12:04pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Christmas Jukebox Show #3
    In our final Christmas Jukebox of 2021, Ewan Spence is joined by Matthew Ker and Fin Ross Russell to talk about six more Christmas favourites sung by Eurovision artists from France, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Greece, and Scotland.The post Eurovision I…

    25 days ago 24 Dec 21, 3:00pm

Eurovoix

ESC Daily

  • Vladana will perform for Montenegro in Turin
    After a series of clues released by broadcaster RTCG, it is now official. Vladana Vučinić will fly the Montenegrin flag in Turin. Broadcaster RTCG internally selected Vladana after an open call for submissions. Her song is yet to be reveale…

    14 days ago 4 Jan 22, 11:04am
  • Richard Micallef and Jessika Muscat Return to Maltese Selection
    A total of 22 artists will compete to fly the Maltese flag at Eurovision in 2022. The line-up features a number of familiar faces, including former Eurovision and Junior Eurovision artists. Malta stepped away from using the X Factor Malta as its sele…

    16 days ago 2 Jan 22, 9:30am
  • Ronela Hajati represents Albania at Turin 2022
    The Albanian Eurovision selection is complete, with Ronela Hajati set to fly the Albanian flag in Torino. She will sing ‘Sekret’ at Eurovision. A total of 20 acts competed in the selection, 6 newcomers and 14 established artists. The sele…

    19 days ago 29 Dec 21, 10:31pm
  • Armenia wins Junior Eurovision 2021
    Meléna from Armenia has won the 18th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The final took place on December 19th, 2021 in Paris. 19 countries participated in the final of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. It’s the second victo…

    29 days ago 20 Dec 21, 9:57am
  • Next Four Artists Announced for Eurovision: Australia Decides
    The next four participations of Eurovision: Australia Decides 2022 have been announced. [read more...]The post Next Four Artists Announced for Eurovision: Australia Decides appeared first on ESCDaily.

    34 days ago 14 Dec 21, 11:08pm
  • Alt-pop singer S10 sings a Dutch song for The Netherlands at Eurovision 2022
    Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS has revealed that alt-pop singer S10 will represent the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest in Turin. She will perform a song in Dutch language, which will be presented later in the season. S10 is the stage name of S…

    42 days ago 7 Dec 21, 3:08pm
  • Six former Eurovision representatives return to Sanremo in 2021
    The list of participants competing in the upcoming edition of Sanremo are now known. The line-up features a number of former Eurovision participants. The twenty-two participants of the Big Category have been announced. The line-up features no less th…

    44 days ago 5 Dec 21, 9:07am
  • Stoyan returns as part of ‘Intelligent Music Project’ with the song ‘Intention’
    Rock group Intelligent Music Project will represent Bulgaria at Eurovision in 2022. Ronnie Romero will join the group, and their song is titled ‘Intention’. Check it out below. Bulgarian broadcaster BNT confirmed their act during a specia…

    51 days ago 28 Nov 21, 9:27am

On Europe

  • new17 January – A caress, a sweet kiss and an apology
    Eurovision is usually a very happy affair. You can feel the love when the acts are out on stage. The crowd all wants them to succeed, so there’s lots of cheering and smiles for every act. Of course, some people want to get as close to the acts…

    11 hours ago 17 Jan 22, 4:00pm
  • Your classified results check with Mr Phil
    Yes I know this isn’t the football pools but we gotta so something to differentiate ourselves from the crows. Welcome to your weekly round up of everything hat has happened results wise in the world of Eurovision! This week there were, thankful…

    1 day ago 16 Jan 22, 4:13pm
  • 16 January – Round and round and round
    Many performers in the recent contests have burst onto the scene through one of the many talent discovery shows that are doing the rounds. I won’t name them all, but I think you know the ones I mean. Are they a good thing? Should performers rea…

    1 day ago 16 Jan 22, 4:00pm
  • Full Results of the second Lithuanian heat.
      Song Performer(s) Jury Televote Total Psn Grow Clockwork Creep  4 5 9 7 How to get my life back Juste Kraujelyte 8 10 18 2 Q Make it real Gabrea 4 2 6 9 Getting through this Titas & Benas 10 3 13 3 Q The devil lives in Spain Cosm…

    2 days ago 15 Jan 22, 8:42pm
  • Norwegian MGP has kicked off it’s circus. Heat One result now live
    So we are back to the familiar in Norway for this years MGP – another one that is staged behind closed doors and another one with the multi semi final format.  This one, the first of Five, had the duel format with two rounds to decide the…

    2 days ago 15 Jan 22, 8:15pm
  • 15 January – I felt like dying when I saw her embracing you
    Are you ready for a show stopper of a song? Well, even if you think the song isn’t quite a show stopper, the outfit certainly is. After all, you only get three minutes on stage, so anything to make that time memorable can only be a good thing,…

    2 days ago 15 Jan 22, 4:00pm

ESC Plus

  • Results of Lithuania’s ‘Pabandom iš naujo! 2022’ Heat 2 are out!
    The second preliminary heat in Lithuania’s Eurovision selection Pabandom iš naujo! just took place with eleven more acts presenting their entries to the Lithuanian public for the first time! As usual, a five-member jury and the…

    2 days ago 15 Jan 22, 8:42pm
  • Norway: Frode wins MGP 2022 Semi-Final 1
    Melodi Grand Prix returns to Norway! Tonight the first show of this year’s MGP took place with four acts competing to win a ticket for the grand final. Frode Vessel won today’s first semi-final with the song “Black Flowers“ an…

    2 days ago 15 Jan 22, 8:19pm
  • Azerbaijan could participate in Junior Eurovision 2022 in Armenia
    Geopolitics and music find in the Caucasus a meeting place and an absence of confrontation. If last December we saw the Armenian and Azerbaijani representatives hugging after the result in the contest and the victory of the first, today, the Azerbaij…

    3 days ago 14 Jan 22, 5:54pm
  • Sweden: Melodifestivalen’s tour is canceled – All shows to take place in Stockholm
    SVT has just announced the cancellation of Melodifestivalen’s tour! Melodifestivalen 2022 will take place in Stockholm. With the prevailing high spread of covid-19 infection, SVT does not consider it justifiable to travel around the country for…

    4 days ago 14 Jan 22, 1:48pm
  • Poland: TVP unveils new national final on February 19th with 10 acts
    Poland’s public television has just officially presented the ten candidates that will try to represent the country in Turin 2022. As it was reported last night by our Spanish website, the Polish public has decided to change the way to elect the…

    4 days ago 14 Jan 22, 10:19am
  • Spain: Benidorm Fest running order revealed
    RTVE has revealed the running order of the two semi-fianls of Benidorm Fest. The 14 artists will participate in two semi-finals that will take place on 26th and 27th of January and will have a duration of 70 minutes. The final will take place on 29th…

    5 days ago 13 Jan 22, 2:58pm

ESC Today

  • newUkraine: UA:PBC unveils the national final candidates long list
    UA:PBC, the Ukrianian national broadcaster, has published the long list of the 2022 Ukrainian national selection potential candidates. The Ukrainian broadcaster has shorlisted a total of 27 acts from which...The post Ukraine: UA:PBC unveils the nati…

    10 hours ago 17 Jan 22, 5:20pm
  • newIreland: RTE to premiere national final songs throughout the week [UPDATE]
    RTE, the Irish national broadcaster, has announced that it will be premiering the 2022 Irish national final entries throughout this week on the Ryan Tubridy Show on RTE Radio 1....The post Ireland: RTE to premiere national final songs throughout the…

    11 hours ago 17 Jan 22, 4:20pm
  • newNorway: Frode Vassel wins the first MGP 2022 semi-final
    Last Saturday Norway kicked off its national selection with the first Semi-final of MGP 2022 where  Frode Vassel  was declared the winner of Semi-final and will proceed to the Grand...The post Norway: Frode Vassel wins the first MGP 2022 s…

    19 hours ago 17 Jan 22, 8:50am
  • newLithuania: Six more Pabandom Iš Naujo 2022 semi-finalists determined
    Last Saturday saw Lithuania continue its national selection- Pabandom Is Naujo 2022 with eleven more acts battling for six spots in the semi-finals. We have the six more qualifiers! The...The post Lithuania: Six more Pabandom Iš Naujo 2022 se…

    19 hours ago 17 Jan 22, 8:26am
  • Tonight: Pabandom Iš Naujo 2022 Show #2 in Lithuania
    Good evening Europe, this is Vilnius calling! Pabandom Iš Naujo 2022 continues tonight with its second gala in Vilnius. We will be travelling all the way to the Baltics for...The post Tonight: Pabandom Iš Naujo 2022 Show #2 in Lithuani…

    3 days ago 15 Jan 22, 12:30pm
  • Tonight: MGP 2022 kicks off in Norway with its first semi-final!
    Norway kicks off its traditional national selection- Melodi Grand Prix this evening with its first semi-final. We are heading to the Nordic capital of Oslo tonight for  Melodi Grand Prix...The post Tonight: MGP 2022 kicks off in Norway with its…

    3 days ago 15 Jan 22, 12:00pm

Eurovision Times

  • Norway: First Semi Final Tonight
    Norway – NRK, the national broadcaster, will host tonight the first semi-final of Melodi Grand Prix, the national final for Eurovision 2022. 4 entries will fight for the ticket to the contest’s Grand Final! The format is very similar to 2…

    2 days ago 15 Jan 22, 6:39pm
  • Lithuania: PiS Second Heat Tonight
    Lithuania – LRT, the national broadcaster, will resume Pabandom iš naujo! tonight, the national final that will select the Lithuanian entry to Turin, with the second heat! Known for its long selection process, Lithuania will have this ti…

    2 days ago 15 Jan 22, 6:31pm
  • Serbia: Line-up Revealed
    Serbia – RTS, the national broadcaster, has revealed the line-up for Pesma za Evroviziju, the national final for Eurovision 2022. 36 entries will fight for the ticket to Turin! A new format is set to take place in Serbia! After a few years of a…

    3 days ago 14 Jan 22, 9:35pm
  • Poland: Line-up Revealed
    Poland – TVP, the national broadcaster, has revealed the line-up for Krajowe Eliminacje, the national final for Eurovision 2022. 10 entries will fight for the ticket to Turin! A new format is set to take place in Poland! After a few years of in…

    3 days ago 14 Jan 22, 9:13pm

ESCxtra

  • newListen to Younghearted’s UMK22 entry “Sun numero”
    The fourth entry of Finland’s national selection for Eurovision Song Contest 2022 has just been released. Younghearted is taking part in UMK22 with the song “Sun numero” (Your number). Listen to “Sun numero” The song is…

    5 hours ago 17 Jan 22, 10:00pm
  • newFirst 66 artists of Una Voce per San Marino announced
    The 66 semifinalists of total of 75 artists of Una Voce per San Marino have been announced today. Among the artists we find two-time ESCZ finalist Elis Mraz and “El Diablo” songwriter Cleiton “OXA” Sia. Emerging Artists (Inter…

    8 hours ago 17 Jan 22, 7:10pm
  • newMalta Eurovision Song Contest 2022 songs get released
    After releasing the clips of the twenty-two songs of Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2022 earlier this month, the Maltese broadcaster TVM has now released the full lyric videos for all the competing songs. Listen to Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2022 s…

    8 hours ago 17 Jan 22, 7:02pm
  • newUA:PBC revealed the 27 names shortlisted for the Vidbir 2022
    Today the Ukrainian broadcaster UA:PBC revealed the 27 names, who have a chance to get selected for the national final Vidbir. The show will take place on February 12th with a total of eight songs competing. The list will be narrowed down to 8 finali…

    9 hours ago 17 Jan 22, 6:46pm

Eurovision Quick Links

  • Malta 1996‘In A Woman’s Heart’, performed by...
    Malta 1996‘In A Woman’s Heart’, performed by Miriam Christine.Composition: Paul Abela.Lyrics: Alfred C. Sant.It’s quite clearly a product of the nineties. It’s a very safe implementation of R&B that takes no risks. A…

    26 Sep 18, 11:24am
  • Play It Again
    Why is something that played such an important part in my life so difficult to play now?The post Play It Again appeared first on Thoroughly Good .

    2 days ago 16 Jan 22, 3:00pm
  • newSan Marino 2022 - Andi Taranik - Crystal Drops

    San Marino 2022 - Andi Taranik - Crystal Drops

     (If you can't see the panel above, click here to watch. And no smirking at the back…)When you've been covering the back end of this old show we love for as long as we have, you notice a few familiar faces popping up in the lower reaches…

    14 hours ago 17 Jan 22, 1:38pm
  • Schlagertastic 1980s: Number 45!!!

    Schlagertastic 1980s: Number 45!!!

    No.45: "Go" - Scott Fitzgerald (United Kingdom, 1988)To be honest, back in 1988 the teenage Schlagerboys were oblivious to the majesty of the United Kingdom entry; at the time we were distracted by Denmark. However, twenty eight years later we c…

    16 Sep 16, 6:48pm
  • Another ESC Site Award Season is done
    It has been a while since this came to an end, but I never got around to adding the review page for everyone to look at in one place. Trying to get motivated to tralk 2022, but haven’t found that flame yet. Feel free to read, comment etc.. I&rs…

    2 days ago 16 Jan 22, 7:09am
  • ESC 2021: I say it because I care

    ESC 2021: I say it because I care

     In a statement to Aftonbladet's Torbjörn Ek, the EBU has responded to the questions raised around Moldova's odd-looking results from the televoting in the second semi final. The EBU maintains all votes have been verified by their part…

    25 May 21, 3:03pm
  • #Edis: Eurovision İçin Şarkı Yazdım

    #Edis: Eurovision İçin Şarkı Yazdım

    Ünlü şarkıcı Edis, Türkiye’nin Eurovision Şarkı Yarışmasına katılımıyla ilgili açıklamalarda bulundu. “Katılamadığımız için…

    23 Sep 21, 8:12am

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