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Aftermath 2017 (7): Not the expected win for Italy

In these weeks, we take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. In this episode we talk about Italy, the expected winning country of the contest in Kiev that only got a sixth place with Francesco Gabbani and his song ‘Occidentali’s Karma’.

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Israel: New broadcaster applies for EBU-membership

The new state broadcaster in Israel, IBPC, has applied for full EBU-membership. If the EBU accepts their application, there is still hope for Israel to be able to compete in Lisbon, Portugal next year for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.

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Aftermath 2017 (5): Ilinca and Alex proud of their yodeling top 10

We take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Today we take a look at Romania, that returned to Eurovision with a 7th place in the grand final with their typical song ‘Yodel It!’.

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Eurovision 2017: Over 180 million viewers for the contest in Kiev

The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 was seen by over 180 million viewers. The contest got about 20 million viewers less for several reasons, including the absence of Russia in the contest. The three live shows from Kiev, Ukraine on the 9th, 11th and 13th of May reached around 182 million people across 42 markets.

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Aftermath 2017 (4): A Hungarian victory with social meaning

We take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. In this episode we look at the eighth place for Hungary this year with the song ‘Origo’ by Pápai Joci.

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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 (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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Eurovision 2018: What we already know of the next edition in Lisbon

The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is over and we can start looking forward to next year. In 2018, Portugal will host the contest for the first time in history. In this article we take a first look at the facts and expectations for Lisbon 2018.

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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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