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Claudia Faniello: “The heartbreaks made me the person I am today”

Claudia Faniello tried to represent Malta at Eurovision many times before and had a couple years behind here. But she is grateful for these experiences, she tells ESC Daily.

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Rebound (8) Malta

The last three winners of Eurovision only got to the contest, after losing in a previous national final first. This year, many artists with a similar track record will try to follow in their footsteps. In this episode we highlight Claudia Faniello from Malta.

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Portugal: Salvador Sobral misses first rounds of rehearsals

Broadcaster RTP has announced that Luísa Sobral, the sister of Salvador Sobral, will take his place in the first two rounds of rehearsals of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. Salvador will not arrive in Ukraine until two days before the first semi final.

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OG3NE: “We learned a lot from Junior Eurovision”

The girls Lisa, Amy and Shelley are grown up and after representing The Netherlands at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2007, they will now go to the adult version of the contest. They tell ESC Daily that they have learned from the past: “Now we are professional and taking it seriously.”

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The Shortlist (3) Portugal

Who are the big favorites for Kiev? In the next couple of weeks we will highlight some interesting participants, based on the odds they have been given by the bookmakers. This week we are providing a shortlist of countries that lead the board in the first semi final. Today’s report is about Portugal.

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Sweden: Donny Montell wants to enter Melodifestivalen 2018

Donny Montell has shocked many Eurovision fans. The Lithuanian singer is after a new Eurovision challenge – in Sweden!

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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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Norway: JOWST to Kiev with ‘Grab The Moment’

Norway held their annual Melodi Grand Prix tonight to decide their Eurovision entry for 2017 and the winner is Jowst featuring Aleksander Walmann with the song “Grab The Moment”. Ten songs competed to represent Norway with international juries as well as a public vote choosing the winner.

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Lithuania: Fusedmarc to represent Lithuania with Rain of Revolution

After a marathon of shows which eventually culminated in the Grand Final tonight, Lithuania has chosen Fusedmarc to follow in the footsteps of Donny Montell and fly the flag for Lithuania in Kiev. Fudesmarc will sing their song Rain of Revolution.

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Norway: Read back our Melodi Grand Prix 2017 liveblog

Who can believe we’ve reached the very last national selection for 2017? But alas, tonight we are here in Norway with NRK and the Melodi Grand Prix 2017. This evening ten artists will compete for the opportunity to represent Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev this May.

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