With the victory of Netta Barzilai at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, the contest will set up its camps in Israel next year. What do we already know about Eurovision 2019? Where will it be held? When will it take place? And who will take [read more…]
Switzerland will pick their act for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 through an internal selection. The Swiss broadcasters decided to go for a new strategy, due to the bad results in recent years at the biggest music competition in the world.
After reaching the Eurovision final after three years of non-qualification, Finland will use a similar format for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Broadcaster YLE announced that there will be a selection based on invitation again.
Due to its success in 2017, German national broadcaster NDR has decided to stick to their gameplan for 2019, with the broadcaster looking for another 100 members to feature in the next Eurovision panel for the selection.
Malta will say goodbye to their Malta Eurovision Song Contest (MESC) to pick their act for Eurovision 2019. The local Maltese version of the talent show X-Factor will be used to find their artist for the contest in May next year.
The comeback of Alexander Rybak at the Eurovision Song Contest did not go according to plan. The winner of the contest of 2009 wanted to go for gold again, but did not even make it to the top-10 in Lisbon. He is not the first [read more…]
Arguably the biggest surprise of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 was the top ranking for Austria. Cesár Sampson’s “Nobody But You” was on top of the scoreboard after the jury gave their points. And no one expected that to happen.
The last three years, Germany finished at the bottom of the scoreboard at the Eurovision Song Contest. But in 2018, Michael Schulte brought the country back to the top, with a fourth place for his song “You Let Me Walk Alone”.
For seven years in a row, Iceland was a guaranteed guest at the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. But now, the island has not made it to a final for four years in a row. What went wrong and will things get better?
Another top-10 result for Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018. Since their comeback in 2011, Italy has become a stable factor in the top ranks of the contest.