Archive | Kiev 2017

Australia: No Isaiah at promo events, but ‘Down Under’ was still there

Even though Isaiah Firebrace did not go to any promo events prior to taking part at the Eurovision Song Contest, Australia was still visible at the several events.

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The Shortlist (9) United Kingdom

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 second semi final. Today’s report is about the United Kingdom.

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Nathan Trent: “Austria is more aware of Eurovision now”

Nathan Trent is happy to represent Austria at the Eurovision Song Contest. He saw a boost of interest for the contest in his country, after the victory of 2014.

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Eurovision 2017: Rehearsals start on Sunday 30th of April (UPD)

The EBU has released the second version of the rehearsal schedule for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. In the preliminary schedule we see that the rehearsals start on Sunday the 30th of April with Australia third on stage at 10:20 CET.

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Eurovision 2017: ONUKA announced as interval act

The Ukrainian band ONUKA has been selected to perform as the interval act of the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

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Jana Burčeska: “I want to make Macedonia great again”

Jana Burčeska is closing off her preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, where she will represent FYR Macedonia. After a streak of bad results, she is eager to get a good result. “I want to make my country great again, at Eurovision.”

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Rebound (7) Georgia

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 Tako from Georgia.

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IMRI: “A big honour to close off the contest”

Imri Ziv, the Israeli artist for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest is really happy with his starting position at the contest, where he will be the last one on stage in the second semi final. He tells this to ESC Daily and also speaks about previous participation as a backing singer.

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The Shortlist (8) Romania

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 second semi final. Today’s report is about Romania.

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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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