Georgia have confirmed their participation in next year’s contest, as well as confirming Georgian Idol as their national final format for 2020.
Finnish broadcaster YLE has released information on the selection process for the 2020 Eurovision season. Unlike the previous two years, the selection UMK will return to an open format, previously used between 2012 and 2017.
Armenia will probably return to Eurovision in 2020. Despite failing to qualify for the Grand Final for two years in a row, the Caucasion country seems to confirm a return to preselection format Depi Evratesil next year.
Norway will organize a big series of preselection shows for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Broadcaster NRK will have five semi finals and one big final to pick their song.
MARUV will not represent Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. The singer has not reached an agreement with broadcaster UA:PBC about a contract she had to sign. The broadcaster made this contract mandatory to take part in Tel Aviv.
Darude has released his songs, that Sebastian Rejman will sing at UMK 2019. UMK is the preselection show that Finland will air to find their song for the Eurovision Song Contest. The song titles are “Release Me” and “Superman”, and you can listen to them [read more…]
Petruska and his song “Help me out of here” have been disqualified from the A Dal competition. Due to accusations of plagiarism, Petruska will not take part in the Grand Final this Saturday. Oláh Gergö will take his place.
The running order for the upcoming Australian Eurovision selection show has been revealed. Ella Hooper opens the show, while Tania Doko is the closing act. Favourites Sheppard, Alfie Arcuri and Kate Miller-Heidke also have a draw near the end of the show.
The names of the jury members for the Australian national selection for Eurovision 2019 have been revealed. Notable names on the jury are Melodifestivalen producer Christer Björkman and Australia’s Head of Delegation Paul Clarke.
The acts in the Moldovan national final have been selected after a mammoth audition process. TRM held the audition process to narrow down the number of acts that submitted songs to represent Moldova at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.