Throughout Sweden’s television history, Melodifestivalen has attracted significant crowds yearly, both on the airwaves and in person. Now, SVT reports that a Hall of Fame will be created to showcase the show’s most iconic acts. This year, Sweden will crown its 60th winner. During the Andra Chansen show on 29 February, the show will be…
After multiple reports that France would choose internally, scrapping the Destination Eurovision format that selected Madame Monsieur (“Mercy”) and Bilal Hassani (“Roi”, King), France Télévisions has announced that Tom Leeb will represent the Tricolore for Eurovision 2020. According to the official Eurovision site, the actor, singer, and comedian will reveal the representative song soon. Tom…
Your (bi-)weekly dose of Eurovision happenings, featuring a vision for the new year, artist announcements, the beginnings of new national finals, and more!
We, the Eurovision community, can learn from our past to shape a better future for a united fanbase.
Misinformation, nationalism, and accusations of corruption fuel upcoming legal battles.
Logistical issues with an upcoming Nightwish release play a role.
Your (bi-)weekly dose of Eurovision happenings, featuring a Festivali i Këngës wrap-up, this year in retrospect, and more!
Take a look at the voting stats and possible underlying factors behind any uncommon voting patterns.
After three nights of performances, “Shaj” was rated most highly by the jury consisting of current Melodifestivalen supervisor and American Song Contest producer Christer Björkman, Greek producer (Sergey Lazarev’s Eurovision songs, among others) Dimitris Kontopoulos, Icelandic Head of Delegation Felix Bergsson, Albanian ethnomusicologist Mikaela Minga, and Albanian poet Rita Petro. In effect, Arilena will represent…
A musical snapshot of all 12 songs competing for a shot at the Eurovision stage in Rotterdam.
The stage show and performance complemented the music to create an urgent message relevant to the present state of global affairs. Read about how they came together.
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Malena Ernman represented Sweden on the Eurovision stage in Moscow in 2009. Ten years later, her family still has a lasting effect in the Eurovision world, but this time it comes from Greta Thunberg’s impassioned rhetoric about environmental action and its effect on the messaging throughout Junior Eurovision 2019. A tale of two intertwined stars…
28 acts have been released, including the names of 20 veterans.
Your (bi)weekly dose of Eurovision happenings, featuring JESC 2019 summaries, Bulgaria, Melodifestivalen, Hakochav Haba, and more!
The last of four articles covering music theory, production, and more within the Junior Eurovision songs, this time featuring Serbia, Spain, Ukraine, and Wales.
Reviewing and giving perspective for live sound on the Junior Eurovision stage, featuring Carla and Melani’s recent live performances and models from the past.
In-depth analysis of all 19 songs, 3rd week of 4. Welcome the Netherlands to Russia this week!
In-depth analysis of all 19 songs. Welcome Georgia to Malta this week!
In-depth analysis of all 19 songs, this time from Albania to France.