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Malta: 30 artists selected for next phase of national selection Cyprus: Award-winner Alex P. composes song for 2018 Ireland: RTÉ asks composers with France: Junior Eurovision: Isabella Clarke to represent Australia Italy: Record labels get influence on the Sanremo Festival
 

Malta: 30 artists selected for next phase of national selection

TVM, the national broadcaster in Malta, have released a shortlist of 30 names for the Malta Eurovision Song Contest. The final will be held in February 2018.

Cyprus: Award-winner Alex P. composes song for 2018

The Cypriot entry for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will be composed by Alex Papaconstantinou, also known as Alex P. He is an aclaimed award-winning composer.

Ireland: RTÉ asks composers with ‘proven track record’ for songs

Irish broadcaster RTÉ announced the participation of Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. They are looking for songs, preferably written by composers “with a proven track record of success in the music industry”.

France: ‘Televised shows to pick the candidate for Lisbon’

The French newspaper Ouest-France reports that France will broadcast three tv-shows in January, in which the nation will pick their artist for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. After the choiche has been made, a song will be composed for this artist to perform in Lisbon.

Junior Eurovision: Isabella Clarke to represent Australia

Australian broadcaster ABC announced that Isabella Clarke will fly the flag for Australia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Tbilisi, Georgia. Her song for the contest will be announced in the coming weeks.

Italy: Record labels get influence on the Sanremo Festival

The Italian broadcaster RAI has announced a change of plans in the selection method for the 68th edition of the Sanremo Festival. They are now looking for involvement from record labels, which can suggest their own artists to compete.

Malta: 30 artists selected for next phase of national selection

September 15, 2017

TVM, the national broadcaster in Malta, have released a shortlist of 30 names for the Malta Eurovision Song Contest. The final will be held in February 2018.

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Cyprus: Award-winner Alex P. composes song for 2018

September 15, 2017

The Cypriot entry for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will be composed by Alex Papaconstantinou, also known as Alex P. He is an aclaimed award-winning composer.

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Ireland: RTÉ asks composers with ‘proven track record’ for songs

September 15, 2017

Irish broadcaster RTÉ announced the participation of Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. They are looking for songs, preferably written by composers “with a proven track record of success in the music industry”.

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Norway: Record amount of entries for MGP 2018

September 11, 2017

Almost 1200 songs have been submitted to Melodi Grand Prix 2018, the Norwegian preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest. This is a record amount, since it is almost 200 more than on the previous edition.

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France: ‘Televised shows to pick the candidate for Lisbon’

September 11, 2017

The French newspaper Ouest-France reports that France will broadcast three tv-shows in January, in which the nation will pick their artist for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. After the choiche has been made, a song will be composed for this artist to perform in Lisbon.

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Junior Eurovision: Isabella Clarke to represent Australia

September 10, 2017

Australian broadcaster ABC announced that Isabella Clarke will fly the flag for Australia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Tbilisi, Georgia. Her song for the contest will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Italy: Record labels get influence on the Sanremo Festival

September 7, 2017

The Italian broadcaster RAI has announced a change of plans in the selection method for the 68th edition of the Sanremo Festival. They are now looking for involvement from record labels, which can suggest their own artists to compete.

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Iceland: No change of strategy for Söngvakeppnin 2018

September 6, 2017

Icelandic broadcaster RÚV has released their plans for Söngvakeppnin 2018. Even though in recent years the result at the Eurovision Song Contest have been terrible for Iceland, they stick to the format of last year.

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Latvia: Supernova will allow foreign composers

September 6, 2017

After their last place at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, Latvia will make some changes to their Supernova format, selecting the song and artist for 2018. The shows will take place in February.

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Guy Sebastian to support Westlife’s Shane Filan on tour

September 4, 2017

Guy Sebastian, the first competing Australian entry to Eurovision will tour the United Kingdom as the supporting act for ex-Westlife-member Shane Filan.

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