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RIK, the Cypriot national broadcaster, has revealed that after Eleni Foureira with “Fuego” and Tamta with “Replay”, they are bound to send a male act to represent the island in Rotterdam.
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,…
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…
After 3 rounds of voting, Karina stood victorious above the stiff competition and will now wave the flag for Armenia in November.
The European Broadcasting Union and this year’s three Dutch broadcasters have announced that Rotterdam will host the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest. Rotterdam and the Rotterdam Ahoy have been announced as the hosting city and venue for next year’s Eurovision Song Contest. The city was shortlisted from five Dutch cities to two, beating Maastricht to the…
Rising from occupational tumult after her success in Idol 2014, Amanda Aasa has won a spot at the Melodifestivalen stage via P4 Nästa. Read more about it and the winner of the competition, Tim Lööv.
Ukraine’s national broadcaster UA:PBC have confirmed today who will sing for them in Gilwice-Silesa later in the year.
The host city of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest will be revealed on the 30th of August.
Denmark have won the 2019 edition of the Eurovision Choir contest, which took place in Gothenburg, Sweden. Denmark won tonight’s show after moving onto the Super Final with three other choirs. In the end, Vocal Line was victorious, winning a beautiful, hand-crafted trophy and tickets to the World Choir Games in Belgium next year. Latvia,…
Eurovision Young Musicians 2020 will take place in Zagreb, Croatia on the 21st June 2020.
Today the BBC have officially confirmed that they will be taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. The team approached the BBC for a comment in regards to their participation and the enquiries stated that they will be taking part come May 2020.
Amsterdam has withdrawn from the bidding process of hosting the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.
After the withdrawals of Leeuwarden and The Hague the municipality of Breda confirmed their withdrawal of the bid to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2020.
Kosovo’s national broadcaster, RTK and their director general has expressed his disappointment of the failure of the EBU Membership rule change.
BBC ALBA have today confirmed to esctakeover.com that they will not be participating in Gilwice come November. BBC ALBA state that their reason for non-participation is that; “Eurovision Choir represents our [BBC ALBA]’s first involvement in an EBU event and we will be learning from that” however they confirmed that talks had taken place regarding…
Members of the EBU voted on the change of the EBU criteria, in which resulted in no change to the current system.
In this article, we will go through all of the details for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.
World-Famous Dutch Violinist André Rieu, is backing Maastricht as the host-city for the Eurovision Song Contest next year.
Harrowing news coming in from Bulgaria today is that their national broadcaster BNT has officially gone bankrupt. According to Bulgarian news source Capital, BNT has amassed over 9 million euro’s worth of debt and some predictions are that the figure could be substantially closer to 10 million than originally expected. The news comes just as…