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Reference Group: “EBU will ensure Russia’s participation”

“The EBU will ensure that Russia can participate in the Eurovision Song Contest”. This says Eurovision Reference Group chairman Frank-Dieter Freiling in an interview with Der Tagesspiegel. “We have made it very clear to Ukraine that we expect all participants to be able to compete.”

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San Marino: “Eurovision should be held on neutral ground”

San Marino, the smallest nation that takes part in the Eurovision Song Contest, has released a public statement about the decision of host country Ukraine to ban Russia’s participant Yulia Samoylova to enter the country.

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Eurovision 2017: EBU suggests to delay Yulia’s ban to enter Ukraine

Now that Russian broadcaster Channel One decided not to use the offer to let Yulia Samoylova perform through a satellite connection, the Executive Supervisor of the contest has another idea to let Russia take part as planned.

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Australia: Warhurst and Creasey new commentators

Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey are the new Australian hosts of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Radio host and presenter Myf Warhurst, together with comedian Joel Creasey are the new duo who will host SBS’s broadcast, providing commentary at Eurovision.

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Russia: EBU offers participation through satellite connection

Russia might still take part in the Eurovision Song Contest, even though their chosen artist Julia Samoylova was refused entry to host country Ukraine. The EBU has offered the solution that Russia will take part through a satellite connection during the second semi final.

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Armenia: “Fly With Me” released in full version

Armenia has released the full version of their Eurovision song “Fly With Me”. It is the song that Artsvik will perform in Kiev this May. Watch the video here at ESCDaily!

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Eurovision 2017: All venues confirmed, Ukraine performs on slot 22

Apart from the location where the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 will be held, the International Exhibition Centre, all other venues have been confirmed as well. This happened at the Head of Delegation meeting Kiev, where host nation Ukraine was drawn into starting slot 22.

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Norway: “‘Grab the moment’ is an interesting choice”

Jowst and the song ‘Grab the moment’ have to pick up Norway’s good track record at the Eurovision Song Contest. The country did not qualify for the final last year, and now have the chance to return to their old status.

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Albania: Lindita presents ‘World’ to the world

The Albanian song ‘Botë’ for Kiev had been translated into English and revamped for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Check out the new version of Lindita’s ‘World’ here.

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Bulgaria: Youngster Kristian Kostov selected for Kiev

Kristian Kostov will represent Bulgaria at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. He has been selected internally by broadcaster BNT with the song ‘Beautiful Mess’, which can be heard here.

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