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Australia: First thoughts on a national final

Paul Clarke, Australia’s Head of Delegation, exclusively informed ESC Daily in May that Australia is planning a national final (assuming they remain in Eurovision). Although nothing is set in stone, a national final is certainly a viable option for the 2018 Australian Eurovision selection process. Joshua Mayne takes a look at how a national final could work […]

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Bulgaria: Future Eurovision participation in jeopardy

It is not sure whether Bulgaria is able to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest and Junior Eurovision Song Contest in the near future. The state broadcaster BNT has published their uncertainty on Twitter this Thursday morning.

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Aftermath 2017 (13): Kostov in tears after missing out on Bulgarian victory

We are nearing the end of looking at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Today’s episode is about the best result ever for Bulgaria, with Kristian Kostov who got close to victory.

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Aftermath 2017 (12): Has the Caucasus lost their Eurovision mojo?

In these weeks, we take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. In this episode we talk about the countries on the Caucasus and what went wrong for them. Since neither Armenia, Azerbaijan, nor Georgia reached the top 10 this year.

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Aftermath 2017 (10): Belgium is now a solid Eurovision country

For the first time since the 70’s, Belgium has scored three top 10 results at the Eurovision Song Contest in a row. Both the Flemish and the Walloon broadcasters have found a solid base to book results in the contest, it seems.

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Aftermath 2017 (9): Croatia only Yugoslavian nation in the final

In the upcoming days, we take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. This episode is about the countries of former Yugoslavia, that almost all missed out on a place in the final. Except Croatia’s Jacques Houdek.

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Aftermath 2017 (2): Australia deserves permanent spot after another top 10

In the upcoming days, we take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. And with another top 10 result, we will look at the reaction in Australia on the great result by Isaiah Firebrace and wonder: Does Australia deserve a permanent spot at Eurovision?

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Australia: Which countries rewarded Isaiah with points?

Now that the dust clouds have settled in, it is time to look at how Australia has fared at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Who voted for us, and what were the differences between the semi final and the grand final?

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Australia: Positive Viewership Statistics From SBS’s 2017 Eurovision Broadcast

After the SBS CEO released viewership figures in Australia for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Joshua Mayne looks back at Australia’s third Eurovision Song Contest participation.

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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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