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France: First plans for national final revealed Several venues and dates proposed at the Reference Group meeting Bulgaria: Future Eurovision participation in jeopardy Eurovision 2018: Reference Group discusses consequences for Russia and Ukraine Aftermath 2017 (14): Portugal goes crazy for first victory Aftermath 2017 (13): Kostov in tears after missing out on Bulgarian victory
 

France: First plans for national final revealed

French broadcaster France 2 has released the first information for their plans for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. France will return to a national final format.

Several venues and dates proposed at the Reference Group meeting

Representatives from Portuguese broadcaster RTP met with the Reference Group to discuss the most initial plans for holding the Eurovision 2018 in Portugal. Several venues and dates were proposed. However, no final decisions have been made public yet.

Bulgaria: Future Eurovision participation in jeopardy

It is not sure whether Bulgaria is able to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest and Junior Eurovision Song Contest in the near future. The state broadcaster BNT has published their uncertainty on Twitter this Thursday morning.

Eurovision 2018: Reference Group discusses consequences for Russia and Ukraine

During the next meeting of the Reference Group for the Eurovision Song Contest on the 12th of June, the members of the Reference Group will discuss the consequences for Russia and Ukraine. They will talk about the imposed entry ban for the selected Russian artist Julia Samoylova, after which the Russian state television withdrew its […]

Aftermath 2017 (14): Portugal goes crazy for first victory

In the final article of our series The Aftermath, we look back at Portugal’s first ever win at the Eurovision Song Contest. Salvador Sobral was welcomed home as a hero in Portugal, as thousands gathered in Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado Airport to greet the victorious team.

Aftermath 2017 (13): Kostov in tears after missing out on Bulgarian victory

We are nearing the end of looking at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Today’s episode is about the best result ever for Bulgaria, with Kristian Kostov who got close to victory.

France: First plans for national final revealed

June 22, 2017

French broadcaster France 2 has released the first information for their plans for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. France will return to a national final format.

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Several venues and dates proposed at the Reference Group meeting

June 14, 2017

Representatives from Portuguese broadcaster RTP met with the Reference Group to discuss the most initial plans for holding the Eurovision 2018 in Portugal. Several venues and dates were proposed. However, no final decisions have been made public yet.

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Posted in Homepage, Lisbon 20180 Comments

Bulgaria: Future Eurovision participation in jeopardy

June 8, 2017

It is not sure whether Bulgaria is able to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest and Junior Eurovision Song Contest in the near future. The state broadcaster BNT has published their uncertainty on Twitter this Thursday morning.

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Eurovision 2018: Reference Group discusses consequences for Russia and Ukraine

June 3, 2017

During the next meeting of the Reference Group for the Eurovision Song Contest on the 12th of June, the members of the Reference Group will discuss the consequences for Russia and Ukraine. They will talk about the imposed entry ban for the selected Russian artist Julia Samoylova, after which the Russian state television withdrew its […]

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Posted in Kiev 2017, Homepage, Lisbon 20180 Comments

Aftermath 2017 (14): Portugal goes crazy for first victory

June 2, 2017

In the final article of our series The Aftermath, we look back at Portugal’s first ever win at the Eurovision Song Contest. Salvador Sobral was welcomed home as a hero in Portugal, as thousands gathered in Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado Airport to greet the victorious team.

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Aftermath 2017 (13): Kostov in tears after missing out on Bulgarian victory

June 1, 2017

We are nearing the end of looking at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Today’s episode is about the best result ever for Bulgaria, with Kristian Kostov who got close to victory.

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Aftermath 2017 (12): Has the Caucasus lost their Eurovision mojo?

May 31, 2017

In these weeks, we take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. In this episode we talk about the countries on the Caucasus and what went wrong for them. Since neither Armenia, Azerbaijan, nor Georgia reached the top 10 this year.

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Aftermath 2017 (11): Moldova books their best result ever

May 30, 2017

In our aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest we have reached the top 3 of the contest in Kiev. And Moldova booked a podium place for the first time in their history. Something that gave Sunstroke Project an “Order of Honor” in their country.

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Aftermath 2017 (10): Belgium is now a solid Eurovision country

May 29, 2017

For the first time since the 70’s, Belgium has scored three top 10 results at the Eurovision Song Contest in a row. Both the Flemish and the Walloon broadcasters have found a solid base to book results in the contest, it seems.

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Aftermath 2017 (9): Croatia only Yugoslavian nation in the final

May 28, 2017

In the upcoming days, we take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. This episode is about the countries of former Yugoslavia, that almost all missed out on a place in the final. Except Croatia’s Jacques Houdek.

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