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Eurovision 2018: “RTP confirms Russia is among 43 participating countries”

According to ESCPortugal, program director Daniel Deusdado of host broadcaster RTP has confirmed that 43 countries are on the list to take part next May in the Eurovision Song Contest. Russia is about to return to the contest, after missing out in Kiev because of the Yulia Samoylova row.

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Montenegro: National final returns after nearly 10 years

After chosing their act for the Eurovision Song Contest internally since 2009, Montenegro will now have a public national final for the contest in 2018. Broadcaster RTCG confirmed the news this Wednesday.

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San Marino: Search for Lisbon-candidate on the internet

San Marino will take part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon. The state broadcaster San Marino RTV confirmed their participation and says they will look for their act on the internet.

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Junior Eurovision: Belarus will host in 2018

Belarus will host the 2018 edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The EBU has confirmed this news one month before the 2017 edition in Georgia.

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Junior Eurovision: Stage for contest in Tbilisi revealed

The 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest takes place next month and this week saw the Heads of Delegation meet in the Georgian capital Tbilisi. During the meeting the first pictures of the stage were also revealed.

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Ukraine: Vidbir-format used once again

Ukraine will once again use the format with the shows called Vidbir to pick their act for the Eurovision Song Contest. Broadcaster UA:PBC announced this on Twitter.

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United Kingdom: Original songs requested for public selection

The BBC has started the public song submissions process to find the UK’s entry for the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Belgium: VRT first broadcaster to announce artist for 2018

Belgium will become the first nation to pick their artist for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Flemish broadcaster VRT will announce their artist this Thursday night at 22:10 CET.

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Portugal: Famous composers on the list for Festival da Canção 2018

Of course, after winning Eurovision 2017, Portugal will stick to their game plan. Thus, broadcaster RTP announced the 26 composers for the upcoming Festival da Canção 2018. There are some big names in the line-up.

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Sweden: SVT confirms dates and venues for Melodifestivalen 2018

Swedish broadcaster SVT has revealed the dates and cities where the six Melodifestivalen 2018 shows will be held next year. As usual, the grand final will be held at Friends Arena in Stockholm, on the 10th of March.

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