According to ESCPortugal, program director Daniel Deusdado of host broadcaster RTP has confirmed that 43 countries are on the list to take part next May in the Eurovision Song Contest. Russia is about to return to the contest, after missing out in Kiev because of [read more…]
MRT, the national broadcaster of FYR Macedonia, has confirmed in their proposed schedule for 2018 their intention to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
Bosnia and Herzegovina will not participate in the Eurovision Song Contest next year. BHRT have confirmed today that they will not be participating in the 2018 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.
The European Broadcasting Union has confirmed that 42 countries will take part at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon. Russia returns to the contest, FYR Macedonia will not be allowed to take part.
Australia is returning to the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal next May. It marks the fourth year Australia will officially compete following entries with Guy Sebastian, Dami Im and Isaiah Firebrace (pictured above) – all of which finished in the Top 10.
Broadcasters hosting the Eurovision Song Contest are from now on obliged to “ensure that all the contestants are able to perform in person live on stage in the shows”. The EBU has stated this in a new set of rules, sent today to the participating broadcasters.
The European Broadcasting Union has officially decided to confirm Lisbon, the Portuguese capital as the 2018 Eurovision host city. The dates of the contest will be 8th, 10th, 12th of May.
Representatives from Portuguese broadcaster RTP met with the Reference Group to discuss the most initial plans for holding the Eurovision 2018 in Portugal. Several venues and dates were proposed. However, no final decisions have been made public yet.
It is not sure whether Bulgaria is able to take part in the Eurovision Song Contest and Junior Eurovision Song Contest in the near future. The state broadcaster BNT has published their uncertainty on Twitter this Thursday morning.
During the next meeting of the Reference Group for the Eurovision Song Contest on the 12th of June, the members of the Reference Group will discuss the consequences for Russia and Ukraine. They will talk about the imposed entry ban for the selected Russian artist [read more…]