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CONCHITA WURST July 19

Conchita joins Manchester Pride 2014 after Mykonos

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM – Eurovision sensation Conchita Wurst is set to headline this year’s Manchester Pride Big Weekend festival. The Austrian drag artist, who won this year’s contest in Compenhagen, will perform at the festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend. All Saints, Foxes and Anastacia are among the other musical acts who will take […]

SANNA NIELSEN July 16

Eurostar perform at Princess Victoria’s birthday celebrations

ÖLAND, SWEDEN – Crown Princess Victoria turned 37 on Monday, and the entire royal family gathered on the island of Öland for the occasion which also marked the royal debut of Prince Carl Philip’s fiancée Sofia Hellqvist. Victoria Day was originally conceived as an opportunity to give an award for major Swedish sporting achievements. Today, […]

JESC 2014 MARSA SHIPYARD 03 July 07

JESC 2014: First information about show tickets

VALLETTA, MALTA – Tickets for the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be out for sale in August. The tickets will be available online via a third party website. More information will be announced in the coming days. The Junior Eurovision Song Contest will come live from the Malta Shipbuilding, in Marsa on Saturday 15th […]

ΑLCAZAR GOOD LOVIN July 04

Listen: Alcazar’s Good Lovin is out and about

SCANDIPOP.CO.UK REPORTS – After a mega successful comeback earlier this year with ‘Blame It On The Disco’, legendary pop trio Alcazar are extending their comeback further with a second single. It’s ‘Good Lovin’ and it came out today. This time it’s less blame-it-on-the-disco, and more take-me-to-the-club. It’s a bit of a banger, this one. There […]

JEDWARD July 03

Jedward rescued by coastguard!

DUBLIN, IRELAND – Jedward were a bit too close to the Waterline, having had to be rescued by the coastguard yesterday. The Lucan twins became trapped on a sandbank near Malahide after going for a walk at Donabate in Dublin. John and Edward contacted their mum who then raised the alarm. The coastguard’s helicopter was […]

CONCHITA WURST AT LONDON PRIDE 2014 June 29

Video: Conchita performs at London Pride 2014

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – She won the collective hearts of the continent with her Eurovision victory – and now Conchita Wurst has received a similarly warm welcome at the annual London Pride march. The Austrian drag queen – who scored the country their first contest victory since 1966 last month – donned a multi-coloured maxi-dress […]

TIJANA DAPSEVIC 01 June 29

FYR Macedonia poll: tending to withdraw!

SKOPJE, FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA – After numerous failures in the last several years, FYR Macedonia will most likely withdraw from the biggest European Music Contest, Eurovision, Vesti on-line reports. The 2014 contestant, Tijana Dapcevic just like predecessors did not even enter the finals. A poll conveyed by the FYR Macedonian National Television has […]

'Starnacht aus der Wachau' June 29

Bulgarian MEP: Conchita is a “bearded creature”

SOFIA, BULGARIA – In an interview before his May election, Bulgarian Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Angel Dzhambazki described Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst as a “bearded creature.” In the same interview, Dzhambazki said that recognition of the intersexed as a third gender is “absolutely an unacceptable targeting of humanity against nature.” Speaking to One […]

IRELAND 2013 ESC DANCERS June 27

Irish Parliament: Fathe Ted’s song not in #Eurovision

INDEPENDENT.CO.UK REPORTS – The Irish parliament has turned down a petition to make “My Lovely Horse” from Father Ted Ireland’s official entry in the Eurovision Song Contest. The petition, entitled “legislate to make “My Lovely Horse” Ireland’s entry for Eurovision 2015”, was formally submitted to the government in May. It claimed to come from an […]

LAUREN HARRIES June 26

Lauren Harries openly bids for #Eurovision 2015

WALES, UNITED KINGDOM – Celebrity Big Brother’s favourite antiques expert Lauren Harries is dipping her toe into the world of Eurovision with Doctor Who brand manager Edward Russell. A source close to the keen song-writer said that Lauren has already written four songs and is planning to record an album in the near future. But […]

SPAIN FANS June 25

Eurostars to shine at Madrid Pride 2014

SHANGAYPRIDE.COM REPORTS – On Friday July 4th 2014, Vicente Calderón Stadium will host the ultimate party of the year: the Shangay Pride. A unique live show to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Shangay magazine, sparing no expense, featuring all the artists that have supported it throughout the years. A truly unprecedented event and a must […]

CONCHITA WURST 01 June 25

Conchita Wurst to open Stockholm Pride 2014

THELOCAL.SE REPORTS – Austrian bearded lady Conchita Wurst, winner of Eurovision 2014, is set to inaugurate the 16th annual Stockholm Pride festival in July. “This is incredible! When she got up on the Eurovision stage in May and stated, ‘We are unity, we are unstoppable’, she summed up in one emotional moment how we all […]

EUROVISION 2014 GENERIC 02 June 21

For laugh and cry: Couple said they buried parents after Eurovision

MANSFIELD, UNITED KINGDOM – During the trial, Susan Edwards admitted the manslaughter of her mother but claimed she had been provoked. She claimed her mother had shot her father while she was staying with them, and during an argument afterwards said she shot her mother. Christopher Edwards, who held a firearms certificate, told the court […]

CONCHITA WURST June 20

Let’s blame Conchita for Spain’s exit from World Cup too; we have the proves!

YAHOO.CO.UK REPORTS – Spain’s shock exit in the group stage of the World Cup has been blamed on the unlikeliest of culprits: Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst. That’s right: forget the increasingly-shaky Iker Casillas, and instead pin the responsibility on the bearded lady novelty act from Austria, who swept to glory in the annual […]

CONCHITA WURST OPENING CEREMONY June 19

Conchita To Perform At Dublin Pride

DUBLIN, IRELAND – Conchita Wurst, the bearded lady who swept the boards at this year’s Eurovision International Song Contest, will perform live at The George, in Dublin, on Friday 27th June, to celebrate this year’s Dublin Pride Festival. This will be Conchita’s first live performance in Ireland since her Eurovision victory. “I’m really looking forward […]

JESC 2014 MARSA SHIPYARD 04 June 16

Gallery: View the JESC 2014 venue

JUNIOREUROVISION.TV REPORTS – At a meeting last week in Malta, host broadcaster PBS presented their chosen venue to the Junior Eurovision Steering Committee. The Malta Shipbuilding, situated in Marsa, is located around ten minutes from the capital city, Valletta. It feature three enormous shipping sheds that will be transformed into the venue for this year’s […]

SIGGA BEINTEINS June 13

Listen: Sigga presents Reykjavik Pride theme

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND – Sigga Beinteins, who represented Iceland in Eurovision 1990, 1992, and 1994, has been chosen to sing the theme of Reykjavik Pride 2014. The song is written by the Swedish sister-songwriters Ylva and Linda Persson (OneVoice), who wrote many songs for the national finals of Eurovision 2014, including ones in Belarus, Ukraine, and […]

EUROVISION 2014 PRESS REHEARSAL June 13

Huge losses for host country reported

CPHPOST.DK REPORTS – The Eurovision Song Contest may have been a resounding success in terms of the number of viewers the show attracted, but on the bottom line it’s a different story. So far, the event has resulted in losses of 20.3 million kroner, according to a note from the capital region, and more expenses […]