Eurovision fans may recognise Johnny Manuel as a member of the group Equinox, who represented Bulgaria in 2018 with their entry ‘Bones’. Since then, he has moved to Australia and is now competing on The Voice Australia. Joshua Mayne had a chat with Johnny to discuss [read more…]
In place of a live Eurovision broadcast this year, SBS is hosting ‘Eurovision 2020: Big Night In’ for Australians this Saturday, 16th May. Not only will all forty-one acts from this year be showcased, but they will also be revealed in a countdown decided by [read more…]
Out of the 41 participating countries at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, 23 of them chose their act through a national final. In this article we are analysing the results of these national finals. Which act won the jury vote and who travels to Rotterdam [read more…]
This year sees the Finns return to a national selection with multiple artists and entries competing however one entry has already garnered international acclaim and popularity. I will analyse Erika Vikman’s “Cicciolina” musically and lyrically to delve into its messages of female empowerment and sexual [read more…]
After the semi-final allocation draw of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 on Tuesday, we now present you the first analysis of the upcoming contest in May. And we look at the statistics of the past, we see that the nations that have had the best [read more…]
The inaugural Australian Eurovision national final took place in the Gold Coast in February earlier this year. Kate Miller-Heidke was ultimately selected to represent Australia at Eurovision 2019, winning the jury and public over with her song ‘Zero Gravity’. She finished 9th at the Eurovision [read more…]
Performing well in the jury vote is clearly important to Russia in this Eurovision. Sergey Lazarev lost the Eurovision 2016 trophy because of the jury vote, and Philip Kirkorov wants to make sure this does not happen again.
Turkey should soon return to Eurovision. Not just because the contest needs more televotefriendly entries, or because the more the merrier. But because their shouting-from-afar is getting annoying.
On a day where most people were looking forward to seeing Netherlands and Russia, it was Azerbaijan who made a surprise surge in the betting odds. Flamenco singer Chingiz makes his home country relive the zeroes, a time in which Azerbaijan was often at the [read more…]
Eurovision 2019 is the year of jury darlings. No less than 9 times this preselection season, a song won without the support of the televoters. ESCDaily introduces them all to you in the build-up to Tel Aviv, closing with Nevena Bozovic from Serbia.