The (first part) of the third heat in the Israeli talent show HaKokhav HaBa gave us five qualifiers and one withdrawal. Rinat Bar shocked the audience and announced her withdrawal from the competition.
Malo’ has qualified for the Grand Final of Destination Eurovision. The Australian singer-songwriter finished in third place during the first semi final with his song “Ciao”. Lisandro Cuxi won the show.
After the audition rounds which lasted from October up to late December, the Israeli talent show HaKokhav HaBa has finally started with the televised heats. Slowly, Israel will work towards making their decision who will represent them at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
Lithuania has started their marathon preselection Eurovizija 2018 to find their act for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. And the first eliminations already took place after the first heat aired on Saturday.
Iriao will present Georgia at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. According to public broadcaster GPB the band makes a combination of jazz and Georgian ethno folk music.
Eugent Bushpepa has won Festivali i Këngës 56 with the song ‘Mall’. He will now represent Albania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. The winner from the RTSH broadcast was chosen by 100% jury vote.
Luiz Ejlli is among the 14 qualifiers of the grand final of Festivali i Këngës 56. The winner of that final, which will be held on Saturday night, will represent Albania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
SBS had confirmed that Jessica Mauboy will represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon. Her song will be presented at a later stage.
Cesár Sampson will represent Austria at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon. Broadcaster ÖRF has announced this news on their radio station Ö3.
Waylon will represent The Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon. Dutch website Nu.nl draws that conclusion based on a video posted on Twitter by host broadcaster AVROTROS.