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Australia confirmed for Eurovision 2018 in Lisbon

Australia is returning to the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal next May. It marks the fourth year Australia will officially compete following entries with Guy Sebastian, Dami Im and Isaiah Firebrace (pictured above) – all of which finished in the Top 10.

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EBU: Host broadcaster must allow all contestants to perform live

Broadcasters hosting the Eurovision Song Contest are from now on obliged to “ensure that all the contestants are able to perform in person live on stage in the shows”. The EBU has stated this in a new set of rules, sent today to the participating broadcasters.

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Jon Ola Sand: “Choosing host city is one of the most crucial decisions”

The first major step towards the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 has been taken this week, with the choice for Lisbon as the host city for the contest. “Choosing a host city is one of the most crucial decisions to take when it comes to the Eurovision Song Contest,” says Jon Ola Sand

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Eurovision in Concert 2018 to be held on 14th of April

The tenth edition of Eurovision in Concert will take place on the 14th of April. The event that hosts several artists that take part in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest will once again be held in Amsterdam.

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Eurovision 2018: Lisbon hosts the contest on week of the 12th of May

The European Broadcasting Union has officially decided to confirm Lisbon, the Portuguese capital as the 2018 Eurovision host city. The dates of the contest will be 8th, 10th, 12th of May.

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Australia: First thoughts on a national final

Paul Clarke, Australia’s Head of Delegation, exclusively informed ESC Daily in May that Australia is planning a national final (assuming they remain in Eurovision). Although nothing is set in stone, a national final is certainly a viable option for 2018. Joshua Mayne takes a look at how a national final could work in Australia.

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Several venues and dates proposed at the Reference Group meeting

Representatives from Portuguese broadcaster RTP met with the Reference Group to discuss the most initial plans for holding the Eurovision 2018 in Portugal. Several venues and dates were proposed. However, no final decisions have been made public yet.

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Eurovision 2018: Reference Group discusses consequences for Russia and Ukraine

During the next meeting of the Reference Group for the Eurovision Song Contest on the 12th of June, the members of the Reference Group will discuss the consequences for Russia and Ukraine. They will talk about the imposed entry ban for the selected Russian artist Julia Samoylova

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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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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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