Joci Pápai is the clear favorite to win A Dal 2019, says ESCDaily’s chief editor Steef van Gorkum. Pápai, who came 7th in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest representing Hungary, is popular with both the televote and the jury. On top of that, “the jury [read more…]
Last weekend, Kate Miller-Heidke was chosen to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. After winning Australia Decides, she explains the meaning of her song ‘Zero Gravity’.
Based on the studio version, the song “2000 and whatever” has become somewhat of a fan favorite in “Australia Decides”. However, the artist Electric Fields admit that performing for 6 television cameras is “a little bit out of our comfort zone.”
“In our Eurovision: Australia Decides- performance, we will use technology to tell a story,” says George Sheppard to ESCDaily. “We took a lot of inspiration from Sweden’s Eurovision win with “Heroes” by Mans Zelmerlöw”.
“Electric Fields and Kate Miller-Heidke could do well in Eurovision, because it has not been done before”
“Eurovision responds to what I hasn’t seen before or experienced before,” says Paul Clarke in the lead-up to the Australian National Final. “Electric Fields and Kate Miller-Heidke are songs Eurovision will respond to instantly because they haven’t had that in the past.”
It is always to risky to speculate about the chances of qualification at the early stages of the Eurovision season. But after the allocation draw, ESCDaily chief editor Steef van Gorkum states that the second semi final in Tel Aviv could turn into the “revenge [read more…]
Even though the rumours are getting harder to ignore, according to the Australian broadcaster and rightholder SBS, the inaugural edition of Eurovision Asia is not officially planned as of yet. “Eurovision Asia is still in development,” a spokesperson by SBS states.
Jon Ola Sand, the Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest has spoken to Israeli television about the selection of the host city for the contest in 2019. Jerusalem and Tel Aviv are the only two remaining options, but religious laws might form the obstacle [read more…]
We were live on Facebook, right after the results of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 came in. We talked to people from the winning country Israel, but also another nations that had a reason to celebrate big time, like Germany and Austria.
According to the most recent update of the big bookmakers, Cyprus will win the Eurovision Song Contest and claim the title for the first time in history. Eleni Foureira and her song ‘Fuego’ have surpassed Israel’s song ‘Toy’ by Netta Barzilai, who was in the [read more…]