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Eurovision 2018: What we already know of the next edition in Lisbon

The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is over and we can start looking forward to next year. In 2018, Portugal will host the contest for the first time in history. In this article we take a first look at the facts and expectations for Lisbon 2018.

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Portugal: Massive homecoming welcome for Salvador Sobral

A lot of people were waiting at the airport for Portugal’s winner Salvador Sobral as he arrived back from Kiev. Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest last Saturday with the song Amar Pelos Dois. It was the first ever victory for Portugal in the contest.

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Australian Delegation: “Big names will take part in a national final”

Recently the Head of Delegation for Australia, Paul Clarke, told ESC Daily that the nation has plans for a national final to pick their act for the Eurovision Song Contest. Their main goal is to get the big names in the Australian music industry to take it up against each other.

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Kiev 2017: Anja Nissen just narrowly qualified for final

The second Semi-Final was won by Bulgaria with a total of 403 points, also thanks to winning both the jury vote as well as the televote. Remarkably, the difference between number 10 (Denmark) and number 11 (Serbia) was only 3 points.

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Kiev 2017: Australia was a non-qualifier for televoters

The first Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 was won by Portugal with a total of 370 points. Portugal won both the jury vote as well as the televote. Australia only qualified because of a top result with the jury.

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Kiev 2017: Portugal wins Eurovision for first time in history

Salvador Sobral from Portugal has won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘Amar Pelos Dois’. Australia’s Isaiah Firebrace ended in ninth place, thanks to the jury vote. In the televote Australia only got two points.

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Daily Coffee: “Italy, Bulgaria and Portugal nailed it at the jury final”

In the last episode of our podcast Daily Coffee Steef van Gorkum and Dennis van Eersel talk about the upcoming final of the Eurovision Song Contest. The predicted top three with the televote had also done well during the jury show. Italy, Bulgaria and Portugal could win the contest tonight.

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Kiev 2017: Live-blog Day 13

We are getting close to the end of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev. This afternoon, the first dress rehearsal takes place, to prepare the artists for the crucial jury show of tonight. Team ESCDaily has set up camp in the press center

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Sacha Jean-Baptiste: “I only work with artists that give me total control”

At the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, staging director Sacha Jean-Baptiste qualified with Bulgaria, Armenia and Australia, whilst only Georgia did not make it. Last year she staged four acts, and reached the final with all of them.

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Daily Coffee: “Bookmakers narrowed it down to three potential winners”

With the jury final ahead of us, the bookmakers have narrowed down the field of potential winners at the Eurovision Song Contest to three countries. In our podcast Daily Coffee we discuss thee three nations: Italy, Bulgaria and Portugal.

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