Romania will pick their act for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in the style of the Swedish preselection show format Melodifestivalen. There will be five qualification shows and one grand final. Each show will be hosted in a different city in Romania.
After chosing their act for the Eurovision Song Contest internally since 2009, Montenegro will now have a public national final for the contest in 2018. Broadcaster RTCG confirmed the news this Wednesday.
San Marino will take part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon. The state broadcaster San Marino RTV confirmed their participation and says they will look for their act on the internet.
The 16 finalists have been announced in the Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2018. PBS announced them live on the evening news (11th October).
Ukraine will once again use the format with the shows called Vidbir to pick their act for the Eurovision Song Contest. Broadcaster UA:PBC announced this on Twitter.
The BBC has started the public song submissions process to find the UK’s entry for the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal.
Belgium will become the first nation to pick their artist for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Flemish broadcaster VRT will announce their artist this Thursday night at 22:10 CET.
Of course, after winning Eurovision 2017, Portugal will stick to their game plan. Thus, broadcaster RTP announced the 26 composers for the upcoming Festival da Canção 2018. There are some big names in the line-up.
Czech Republic will take part ion the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. Broadcaster CT has informed ESC Daily that they will once again select their candidate internally.
Swedish broadcaster SVT has revealed the dates and cities where the six Melodifestivalen 2018 shows will be held next year. As usual, the grand final will be held at Friends Arena in Stockholm, on the 10th of March.