After an exciting kick off, the Eurovision-train continued on full steam as the second half of the contestants of semi final 1 had their first rehearsals today.
When Monika Linkytė, the female half of the duo representing Lithuania this year, first heard the song ‘This Time’, she didn’t really like it. That’s what she told ESC Daily reporters, as we caught up with her and her vocal partner Vaidas Baumila in Amsterdam.
When the composer of ‘Diell’, Elhaida Dani’s original entry for Vienna, withdrew his composition, the Albanian representative suddenly found herself without a song for Eurovision. With only three weeks to go until the EBU deadline for submission, the clock was ticking. Fortunately, she found a new one [read more…]
After 6 long weeks of competing, 12 acts are left and tonight, Sweden will pick a winner, who will get to represent the country in Vienna. Follow the live broadcast here and stay tuned to ESC Daily, as we are on location in the Friends Arena [read more…]
In the middle a busy day of rehearsals and press conferences, ESC Daily got the chance to talk with JTR! We asked them about their Australian connections, Guy Sebastian, and their chances in the Melodifestivalen final this Saturday.
Today, preparations for Sweden’s Melodifestivalen final on Saturday kick off in full gear with rehearsals and press conferences throughout the day. ESC Daily is on location in the Friends Arena, and keeps you updated with the latest news surrounding one of the biggest preselection events [read more…]
Tonight, four more tickets to the Melodifestivalen final will be handed out when eight hopefuls battle it out in Andra Chansen. For the acts that just missed the cut in their ‘deltävling‘, this is their second chance at making it to the show at the [read more…]
Tonight, Iceland picked their representative for Vienna. The winner was María Ólafsdóttir, who will wave the Icelandic flac in Austria in a few months, when she sings her song ‘Unbroken‘ on the big stage.
Tonight, Iceland will select its participant and song for Vienna out of seven lucky finalists that were chosen over the past two Saturdays. Follow the liveshow along with us here, starting at 20:40 CET, and don’t forget to stay tuned to ESC Daily for the latest [read more…]