Portugal will once again use the Festival da Canção format to select their act for the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019. The amount of songs in the songs however will be narrowed down from 26 to 16 participating entries.
RTVE has announced the 18 artists that will take part in Operación Triunfo, the talent show that will give us the Spanish act for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. The participating artists are between 18 and 25 years old.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 will be held in the city of Tel Aviv. The EBU has confirmed the selection of the host city.
Sebalter tries to represent Switzerland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. The participant was the last to give Switzerland a place at the final of Eurovision in 2014, and is now on the shortlist of broadcaster RSI, the Italian-Swiss broadcaster of the nation.
Jon Ola Sand, the Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest has spoken to Israeli television about the selection of the host city for the contest in 2019. Jerusalem and Tel Aviv are the only two remaining options, but religious laws might form the obstacle [read more…]
Swedish broadcaster SVT has released the schedule for Melodifestivalen 2019. With that, the dates and host cities for the biggest Eurovision preselection show in the season are known.
The Lithuanian national broadcaster LRT has confirmed that it will be cutting the length of its national selection down for the 2019 season. LRT has confirmed that it will be cutting its Eurovision selection process down to eight shows, instead of its current run that [read more…]
Estonia will pick their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 on Saturday the 16th of February. They will again use the Eesti Laul format, but the shows will have four more songs than last year.
The Lovers of Valdaro are the first confirmed act for Melodifestivalen 2019. The group was chosen out of the participating acts in the talent show P4 Nästa.