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Eurovision 2018: FYR Macedonia gets to participate after all

The Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will be made up of 43 countries after all. The EBU has confirmed that FYR Macedonia has been added to the participation list, now that their debts to the broadcasting organisation have been paid.

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Junior Eurovision: Everything you need to know about Tbilisi 2017

The Georgian capital Tbilisi is getting ready to host the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest after a record breaking 3rd win, courtesy of Miriam Mamadashvili. Here is a preview of all the entries, with some background information on them.

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Albania: 22 artists take part in Festivali i Këngës

RTSH, the Albanian broadcaster, have this evening revealed the names of 22 people who will be competing in the 56th edition of Festivali i Këngës. The Grand final is due to take place on Saturday 23rd December.

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Australia: National final still an option for the future

Australia will pick their act for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 through an internal selection again. However, broadcaster SBS does not rule out the possibility to host a national final in the future, they tell ESCDaily.com.

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The Netherlands: Waylon (2014) will go to Eurovision again

Waylon will represent The Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon. Dutch website Nu.nl draws that conclusion based on a video posted on Twitter by host broadcaster AVROTROS.

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Azerbaijan: Aisel Mammadova goes to Eurovision 2018

Azerbaijan will be represented at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 by the singer Aisel Mammadova. İctimai Television opted for an internal selection once again and Aisel’s song for Lisbon will be reveiled at a later date.

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Eurovision 2018: FYR Macedonia is not taking part in Lisbon

The European Broadcasting Union has confirmed that 42 countries will take part at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon. Russia returns to the contest, FYR Macedonia will not be allowed to take part.

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Eurovision 2018: Slogan for Lisbon is ‘All Aboard!’

The EBU has announced the official theme and slogan for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. It is ‘All Aboard!’, which will be fitting for 42 countries that take part in the contest.

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Finland: Saara Aalto selected to sing in Lisbon

Saara Aalto will sing for Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Portugal. The X-factor UK runner-up has been selected internally by broadcaster YLE. YLE will still air the UMK format to pick a song for Aalto.

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Sweden: David Lindgren to host Melodifestivalen 2018

SVT announced David Lindgren as the host for the 58th edition of Melodifestivalen this morning. Lindgren returns to the Melfest stage solo after sharing hosting duties with Clara Henry and Hasse Andersson earlier this year.

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