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Hungary: András, Petruska and Gergő Oláh in same semi

Hungarian broadcaster MTVA has released the line-ups of the two semi finals of A Dal 2016. The first semi final has some big names, with András Kallay-Saunders Band, Petruska and Gergö Oláh all taking part.

Sweden: ‘Ace Wilder is a strong contender for the final as well’

Melodifestivalen 2016 kicked off this weekend and Jill Guthrie followed the start of the biggest preselection of the year for us. One of the big names immediately made a good impression, according to Guthrie. “Ace Wilder is a strong contender for the final as well.”

Iceland: ‘Greta Salomé is running a one-horse race’

In Iceland the shows of Söngvakeppnin have started this weekend, and the big favourite Gréta Salóme mad a good impression with her qualifying song “Raddirnar”. Our editor Neil MacInnes followed the show and thinks it will be “a one-horse race” this year in Iceland.

Latvia: Aminata’s song advanced, ElektroFolk eliminated

The song ‘Heartbeat’, composed by Aminata who succesfully represented Latvia last year in the Eurovision Song Contest, has qualified for the semi final of Supernova 2016. The group ElektroFolk, who were in the final in Latvia last year, were eliminated after the first heat this Sunday.

Sweden: Ace Wilder and Robin qualify for MF-final

Ace Wilder and Robin Bengtsson qualify from tonight’s 1st Heat of Melodifestivalen 2016, also noting the start of the Swedish National Selection.

Iceland: Liveblog of Songvakeppnin ‘s first semifinal

Icelandic broadcaster RUV will tonight kick off their selection process for Eurovision 2016. Songvakeppnin 2016 begins with the first semifinal tonight live from Reykjavik. Six performers will compete for three places in the grand final of the competition to be held in two weeks time.

Scout Around: Look back at the first really busy weekend

February 8, 2016

In Scout Around, our presenter Dennis van Eersel look back at the preselection weekend we have had. He talks to several of our editors, who have blogged or visited the live shows that weekend. Today, he looks back at the first really busy weekend, with six shows on Saturday and one more on Sunday.

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Hungary: András, Petruska and Gergő Oláh in same semi

February 8, 2016

Hungarian broadcaster MTVA has released the line-ups of the two semi finals of A Dal 2016. The first semi final has some big names, with András Kallay-Saunders Band, Petruska and Gergö Oláh all taking part.

Read the full story

Posted in Homepage, Hungary, Stockholm 20160 Comments

Sweden: ‘Ace Wilder is a strong contender for the final as well’

February 8, 2016

Melodifestivalen 2016 kicked off this weekend and Jill Guthrie followed the start of the biggest preselection of the year for us. One of the big names immediately made a good impression, according to Guthrie. “Ace Wilder is a strong contender for the final as well.”

Read the full story

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Iceland: ‘Greta Salomé is running a one-horse race’

February 8, 2016

In Iceland the shows of Söngvakeppnin have started this weekend, and the big favourite Gréta Salóme mad a good impression with her qualifying song “Raddirnar”. Our editor Neil MacInnes followed the show and thinks it will be “a one-horse race” this year in Iceland.

Read the full story

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Latvia: Aminata’s song advanced, ElektroFolk eliminated

February 7, 2016

The song ‘Heartbeat’, composed by Aminata who succesfully represented Latvia last year in the Eurovision Song Contest, has qualified for the semi final of Supernova 2016. The group ElektroFolk, who were in the final in Latvia last year, were eliminated after the first heat this Sunday.

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Sweden: Ace Wilder and Robin qualify for MF-final

February 6, 2016

Ace Wilder and Robin Bengtsson qualify from tonight’s 1st Heat of Melodifestivalen 2016, also noting the start of the Swedish National Selection.

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Iceland: Liveblog of Songvakeppnin ‘s first semifinal

February 6, 2016

Icelandic broadcaster RUV will tonight kick off their selection process for Eurovision 2016. Songvakeppnin 2016 begins with the first semifinal tonight live from Reykjavik. Six performers will compete for three places in the grand final of the competition to be held in two weeks time.

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Hungary: Petruska wins the third heat of A Dal

February 6, 2016

Petruska has won the third heat of A Dal and qualified for the semi finals in Hungary. Remarkable: Ív and Gájer Balint, who took part last year as well, were both eliminated in this heat.

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Lithuania: Aiste Pilvelyte scored best in Eurovizijos 5th show

February 6, 2016

Aiste Pilvelyte has won the fifth show of Eurovizijos, the national selection for Lithuania’s entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. Baiba and Berta Timinskaite were eliminated from the marathon show.

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Finland: All women qualify in first semi final

February 6, 2016

Tonight in Finland is the first of three semifinals to determine who will go on to the final of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu on the 27th of February.

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