Serbia at Junior Eurovision 2019: “Podigni glas” music video released!

Last month, ESCtakeover reported that Darija Vračević would represent Serbia in the upcoming Junior Eurovision contest in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland. Today, RTS, Serbia’s broadcaster, has revealed the music video for “Podigni glas” (Raise your voice) on its website. The song is a compelling call to action from children to adults to address issues rising from increasing…

What’s Up Weekly – 7 October

Your weekly dose of summarized happenings and anticipation, featuring Georgia, Ireland, Australia, France, Belgium, Spain, Denmark, and more!

Belgium: Hooverphonic to Eurovision 2020

Belgium, a country with two broadcasters and three official languages, has given the responsibility of choosing their next Eurovision entrant to the Flemish (variant of Dutch) broadcaster, VRT. The broadcasters VRT and Francophone broadcaster RTBF alternate responsibilities for the task of selecting the Eurovision entrant and entry. Over this decade, VRT has sent Tom Dice,…

What’s Up Weekly – 30 September

Each week in Eurovision season brings a slew of news on the Eurovision front. This is an aggregation of all the news from the past week going into next week.

Dancing to Poland: Matheu to fly the Dutch flag at Junior Eurovision!

After 3 rounds of voting from the two juries and the Dutch public, Matheu and his syncopated song “Dans met jou” (Dance with you) will now represent the Netherlands in November at the Junior Eurovision final in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland. The voting groups voted thus. Kid Jury Matheu, 12 points M⭐VES, 10 points Mannes, 9 points…

Meet The Artist: Tatyana Mezhentseva and Denberel Oorzhak from Russia

Tatyana Mezhentseva and Oorzhak Denberel will represent Russia at Junior Eurovision 2019 in Gliwice-Silesia with the song “A Time for Us” (Время для нас). The song, a bilingual ballad combining a reinforced beat in the chorus, multiple vocal overdubs, and a considerable amount of synthesized instruments, both realistic (piano, strings, and percussion) and otherwise, combined…

Nightwish’s Floor Jansen: third singer from band to express Eurovision interest

Since their formation in 1996, Finnish symphonic power metal band Nightwish has had three different female lead vocalists. Now Floor Jansen, their latest lead vocalist from the Netherlands, has expressed possible interest in competing for her home country, following the footsteps of her vocalist predecessors. 2000: Suomen euroviisukarsinta with Tarja Turunen In 2000, the band…