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Croatia: EBU concerned about threat to broadcaster HRT

The European Broadcasting Union is deeply concerned about the threat to public broadcaster HRT in Croatia by plans to make a reduction of the licence fee part of the negotiations to form a new government.

EBU: “Venue in Kiev will be ready in time for the contest”

The European Broadcasting Union does not think that the city of Kiev needs more time to be ready for the Eurovision Song Contest. The current dates of 9, 11 and 13 May do not form a problem for the EBU: “The venue will be ready in time for the contest.”

The Netherlands: “AVROTROS will pick their act early October”

Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS will announce the participant on behalf of The Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 early October. According to regional media outlet Omroep Brabant, girl band O’G3ne, who represented The Netherlands in 2007 at Junior Eurovision, have the best papers to go to Kiev.

Czech Republic: Success in Stockholm leads to another participation

Czech Republic will once again participate in the Eurovision Song Contest. The Czechs, who had been absent for a long time until 2015, reached their first Eurovision final in Stockholm this year and want to build on this success.

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Currently no funding for Eurovision participation

Bosnia & Herzegovina will under the current circumstances not be able to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Broadcaster BHRT does not have enough funding available and does not see any opportunities for external funding so far.

France: Broadcaster will select internally again

Broadcaster France 2 will once again select the French Eurovision act internally. There will however be an open call for songs this year, starting today, according to a tweet from Head of Delegation Edoardo Grassi.

Croatia: EBU concerned about threat to broadcaster HRT

September 22, 2016

The European Broadcasting Union is deeply concerned about the threat to public broadcaster HRT in Croatia by plans to make a reduction of the licence fee part of the negotiations to form a new government.

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Australia: “Very proud” Jessica Mauboy scores lead role in a TV-show

September 22, 2016

Jessica Mauboy will star in the lead role of a brand new Australian tv-show, called The Secret Daughter. This is the first starring role in a drama series for Mauboy, the Australian singer who performed “Sea of Flags” as a semi-final interval act in 2014.

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EBU: “Venue in Kiev will be ready in time for the contest”

September 21, 2016

The European Broadcasting Union does not think that the city of Kiev needs more time to be ready for the Eurovision Song Contest. The current dates of 9, 11 and 13 May do not form a problem for the EBU: “The venue will be ready in time for the contest.”

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The Netherlands: “AVROTROS will pick their act early October”

September 19, 2016

Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS will announce the participant on behalf of The Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 early October. According to regional media outlet Omroep Brabant, girl band O’G3ne, who represented The Netherlands in 2007 at Junior Eurovision, have the best papers to go to Kiev.

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Czech Republic: Success in Stockholm leads to another participation

September 16, 2016

Czech Republic will once again participate in the Eurovision Song Contest. The Czechs, who had been absent for a long time until 2015, reached their first Eurovision final in Stockholm this year and want to build on this success.

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Posted in Czech Republic, Homepage, Kiev 20170 Comments

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Currently no funding for Eurovision participation

September 14, 2016

Bosnia & Herzegovina will under the current circumstances not be able to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Broadcaster BHRT does not have enough funding available and does not see any opportunities for external funding so far.

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Posted in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Homepage, Kiev 20170 Comments

France: Broadcaster will select internally again

September 14, 2016

Broadcaster France 2 will once again select the French Eurovision act internally. There will however be an open call for songs this year, starting today, according to a tweet from Head of Delegation Edoardo Grassi.

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Posted in France, Homepage, Kiev 20170 Comments

Germany: National final focuses on young talents

September 14, 2016

Germany has revealed details about their selection process for Eurovision 2017, “Unser Song 2017”. Broadcaster NDR is searching for the best five young talents from across Germany as part of their selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

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Eurovision Song Contest wins Rose d’Or Award

September 13, 2016

The Eurovision Song Contest has won a Rose d’Or Award in the TV Entertainment Category. The contest of 2016 was honoured during the 55th edition of the awards in Berlin.

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Australia: SBS takes part in Junior Eurovision 2016

September 12, 2016

Australia will once again take part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. For the second year in a row, broadcaster SBS has confirmed they will be a part of the world’s biggest small song contest with their own contestant.

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