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Aftermath 2017 (3): A bad year for the Baltics

In the upcoming days, we take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. In this third episode we talk about the three Baltic nations that all failed to qualify for the final. What went wrong for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

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Aftermath 2017 (1): JOWST giving Norway back their pride

In the upcoming days, we take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. After not reaching the final in Stockholm, Norway has booked a top 10 place once again. JOWST gave the Norwegians back their pride at Eurovision.

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Malta: PBS will stick to 100% televoting

Malta will maintain the use of 100% televoting in its national final. Broadcaster PBS revealed today that despite the disappointing result of Claudia Faniello, they will make no changes to the selection process.

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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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Eurovision 2018: Lisbon confirmed as the 2018 host city

It has been only a matter of days since Salvador Sobral won for Portugal with a record number of points. RTP, the Portuguese national broadcaster have wasted no time in announcing Lisbon, the Portuguese capital as the 2018 host city.

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Kiev 2017: Norwegian juror replaced after negative Ireland comments

Norway has replaced one of this year’s jurors. Per Sundnes gave negative comments on public television in regards to Ireland entry in this year’s contest.

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The Netherlands: OG3NE still want to finetune in their hotel

The girls from OG3NE are not easily satisfied. After their second good rehearsal at the Eurovision Song Contest, the girls skipped the one-on-one interviews to go to their hotel and continue the rehearsal.

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Poland: Will Kasia Mos finally give Poland the jury vote?

In recent years, Poland did not get a lot of points from the jury at the Eurovision. But will Kasia Mos be the participant to turn that around, with her strong vocals in the song ‘Flashlight’?

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JOWST: “We use sampled vocals in our performance”

JOWST from Norway have explained in what way they have composed the bridge in their song ‘Grab the moment’ at their press meet and greet in Kiev. “It is samples, like when people make MIDI files on a piano,” they confirm to ESC Daily.

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JOWST: “We will make our show even bigger”

The guys from JOWST in Norway have some big plans for their act at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev. “We are going to make our show even bigger, more lights, more visuals, it will all combine with the music better.”

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