The European Broadcasting Union has revealed the semi final allocation draw pots. Australia is in pot 5 together with Israel, Austria, Czech Republic, Malta and San Marino.
Broadcaster RTP chose four well known Portuguese television personalities and actresses to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Catarina Furtado, Silvia Alberto, Filomena Cautela and Daniela Ruah, have all been confirmed as the presenters of Eurovision 2018.
The presenters of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will be announced on Monday the 8th of January. This has been revealed by host broadcaster RTP in a news report. They also revealed some key locations for the contest in May.
The design for the stage on which the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will be held, has been revealed. The stage for 2018 takes inspiration from the hull of a ship and reflects Portugal’s history and culture.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will have 43 countries participating 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.
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.
The European Broadcasting Union has imposed sanctions on Macedonia Radio Television. These sanctions cast doubt on the country’s ability to participate in Lisbon next year.
According to ESCPortugal, program director Daniel Deusdado of host broadcaster RTP has confirmed that 43 countries are on the list to take part next May in the Eurovision Song Contest. Russia is about to return to the contest, after missing out in Kiev because of [read more…]
MRT, the national broadcaster of FYR Macedonia, has confirmed in their proposed schedule for 2018 their intention to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
Bosnia and Herzegovina will not participate in the Eurovision Song Contest next year. BHRT have confirmed today that they will not be participating in the 2018 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.