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Slovakia: Max Jason Mai speaks to ESCDaily

[cft format=0] One of the heaviest rock performers in this year’s contest is a relative newcomer to the international music scene. The 23 year old rock musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist will debut on the international stage this year for Slovakia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Max Jason Mai will perform his self-written entry “Don’t […]

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Slovakia: Max Jason Mai selected by RTVS

[cft format=0] Slovakia broadcaster RTVS has confirmed this morning that the new alias of Miro Šmajda, Max Jason Mai, will represent Slovakia in Baku! His entry to the contest was also revealed today and it is entitled “Don’t Close Your Eyes”, which can be listened to below; Max, or Miro, is well known in Slovakia […]

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Slovakia: Confirmation made of participation in Baku

[cft format=0] The Slovakian national broadcaster RTVS has confirmed to Esctoday.com that Slovakia intends to participate at the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Therefore, after doubt that the broadcaster would withdraw after the talks with Miro Šmajda fell through, Slovakia will in fact be present in Baku next May. The Slovakian broadcaster RTVS has not decided […]

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Slovakia: RTVS to decide on participation by the end of November

[cft format=0] Eurocontest.cz reports that Radio and Television Slovakia (RTVS) are still deciding on whether or not they’ll participate at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. The final decision is expected to be made at the end of this month, Eurocontest.cz was informed by Lubos Machaj. As the situation surrounding the Slovak participation is becoming very […]

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Slovakia: RTVS withdraws from 2012

[cft format=0] RTVS’ program director, Andrej Miklánek, has confirmed that Slovakia will be withdrawing from the 2012 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. RTVS has decided it will focus on other entertainment shows in the near future. Local website medialne.sk reports that the broadcaster wants to use their budget for other purposes: “We promise that […]

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Slovakia: TWiiNS talk to ESCDaily.com (UPD)

The Eurovision songcontest is getting closer and some of the artists continue to promote their entry a bit more. Some of the Eurovision stars were visiting Ghent and Brussels in Belgium last weekend to introduce themselves and the song to the press once more. Escdaily was there and got together with some of the performing […]

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Slovakia: TWiiNS to Düsseldorf; March 5th song presentation (UPD)

RTVS have announced that Daniela and Veronika Nízlová aka TWiiNS will be the Slovakian representatives in Düsseldorf with the song “I’m Still Alive”. After weeks of uncertainty on whether they would participate or not, RTVS decided it was better to pay to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest than to receive a fine. Therefore, RTVS […]

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Slovakia: Three acts shortlisted

Three slovakian acts have been approached by Slovakian broadcaster “RTVS” to compete for the country at Eurovision 2011. One of the acts is the duo “Twiins”, who in interviews with Slovak website EurovisionSK they seem to be one of the acts approached by the Slovak broadcaster. They also have experience at Eurovision already, after being […]

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Slovakia: RTVS has decided to stay

Good news for all fans of the Eurovision came today, as the management of newly created RTVS (Slovak TV and radio) confirmed its participation in the 56th Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf, so we will see a total of 43 countries. Slovak television has undergone a reorganization at the beginning of the year. The newly-formed […]

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