After three nights of marvelous music presentation brought to us by Albanian performers, Elhaida Dani is chosen to represent this country in the Eurovision Song Contest next year in Vienna.
Second semifinal night on 53rd Albanian Festivali i Këngës (Festival of Song) will be opened with the song “Mendje trazi” performed by Josefina Simon while the end of the competition part is reserved for Gjergj Leka’s song “Hymn”.
During the first semifinal night on Festivali i Këngës, held in Tirana, nine performers were selected for finale scheduled for Sunday the 29th December.
Teleradio Moldova (TRM) Moldavian national broadcaster published the list of songs and candidates who qualified for the live audition, scheduled for the 17th of January.
After three Swiss broadcasters narrowed down number of artists competing for next year’s Eurosong contest, at Sunday, 7 December, 18 performers were presented to a jury. Six of them were chosen.
In this new rubric at ESCDaily, we will take a look at next year’s Eurovision Song Contest. What can we expect from each participating country? In today’s preview we will feature the plans in the Czech Republic.
So far, five countries announced names of participants for next year’s Eurovision song contest. While we’re approaching to the period of national festivals where possible new Eurovision stars will be selected, Montenegro, Malta, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Netherlands and Belgium already finished their selection.
Three persons were brought for an interview and numerous SIM cards were seized due to alleged fraud on Skopje Festival. Fraud attempts did not influence the final results, according to official police statements.
Slovenian representative at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf, Maja Keuc, will sing her winning song “Vanilija” in Germany in English. After the Slovenian National Final, EMA, on last Sunday, Maja was giving an interview were she also sang a short part of her [read more…]