Eurovision Film on Netflix to be released on June 26th

The preperations for the film took Netflix four years but this weekend they finally gave us the release date and more. The film will be called Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga starring American comedian Will Ferrell and Canadian Mean Girls actress Rachel McAdams.

The Netherlands: Jeangu Macrooy to Rotterdam

Jeangu Macrooy will represent host-nation The Netherlands at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, after being internally selected. Born 1993 in Paramaribo, Suriname, Jeangu discovered his musical passion when he received a guitar age 13. He later moved to The Netherlands in 2014, after understanding that his love for music was more than a hobby. He…

Norway: Melodi Grand Prix Participants Revealed

The first nine acts competing in the 2020 edition of Melodi Grand Prix, which will be used to determine Norway’s participant in Eurovision 2020, have been revealed. In a press conference hosted by Norwegian national broadcaster NRK, the country named the participants who will be competing in the 60th version of Melodi Grand Prix. A…

Poland: Szansa Na Sukces Will Be Used As 2020 Selection

Poland will select its entrant for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest via revived talent show Szansa na Sukces. Via Facebook, the official Szansa na Sukces page have confirmed that the talent show will be used to select Poland’s participant(s) for Eurovision 2020, which will be taking place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The programme is already…

Loreen Is The Winner! Full Results Of ESC250 2019!

Loreen has won the 11th edition of #ESC250, run by ESCRadio & Songfestival.be. Here is the full list, from 02 to 250. 02. 🇳🇱 Netherlands 2019 – Duncan Laurence – Arcade (New) 03. 🇨🇾 Cyprus 2018 – Eleni Foureira – Fuego (-1) 04. 🇮🇹 Italy 2019 – Mahmood – Soldi (New) 05. 🇳🇴 Norway 2019…

Italy: Sanremo Festival 2020 Participants Revealed

Italian broadcaster RAI have revealed the list of participants competing in the music festival, which will be used to select the nation’s representative to Eurovision 2020. Here are the singers who will compete in the 70th Sanremo Festival, hosted at the Ariston Theater in Sanremo between the 4th to the 8th of February 2020: Achille Lauro Alberto Urso…

Georgia: Tornike Kipiani to Eurovision 2020

Tornike Kipiani will represent Georgia at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, following his win on the national selection, Georgian Idol. After ten weeks worth of intense process, Tornike Kipiani has won the right to represent his nation at Eurovision 2020, beating his competitors Barbara Samkharadze, Mariam Gogiberidze and Tamar Kakalashvil in the final. The final…

Vote Now – End Of Decade Polls

The decade is coming to close and there’s not long until we move onto 2020, a new chapter. Several monumental acts have performed on the Eurovision stage, and we have created many special moments which will be cherished in Eurovision history (not to mention Madonna). Relax, rewind and take your time on our special poll,…

Applications Now Open: Join The ESCTAKEOVER Team

A very warm welcome to 2020, a new year with a fresh start. Why not start your new year off on a high, how about applying to join ESCTAKEOVER? We offer daily doses of Eurovision Song Contest & Junior Eurovision Song Contest news, updates and features, brought to you from across the World. Our site…

Andorra: Eurovision Return Looking Unlikely

Andorra’s return to the Eurovision Song Contest is looking less likely, despite the announcement of a recent return by the broadcaster a few months ago. Spanish news site Eurofestivales reports that the Ministry of Culture of the Principality of Andorra has confirmed that discussions regarding Andorra’s return to the contest have not took place, with…

What’s Up Weekly: 26 December

Your (bi-)weekly dose of Eurovision happenings, featuring a Festivali i Këngës wrap-up, this year in retrospect, and more!

Albania: Arilena Ara To Eurovision 2020

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…

Second Wave Of Tickets: 30th January 2020

The second batch of tickets for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest will be released on Thursday the 30th of January at 12:00 CET. On Thursday the 30th of January at 12:00 midday, the second of three waves of tickets will be released to the public via Eurovision.tv (International customers) or by Songfestival-Tickets (Dutch customers). The…