Author Archives: A. Alexandrovic (Swiss)

PHOTO: PBS October 25

Video / JESC 2014: Stage construction begins

VALLETTA, MALTA – 15 days left for the Welcome Reception officially opens the Junior Eurovision 2014 week in Valletta, Malta and the construction of the stage begins. PBS released today a video with the beginning of the constructions at Marsa Shipyard. The contest will take place on November 15th at 19:00 CET and will be […]

ANOUK October 23

Netherland 2015: artist revealed by late November

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – In a Tweet, AVROTROS revealed that the artist for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, who will represent The Netherlands, will be announced by the end of November. After two years of successful rankings in the Eurovision finals, the Dutch national broadcaster is taking the heat of the contest and the popularity […]

LOREEN October 23

Loreen replaces Conchita in Luxembourg Eurovision Gala

LUXEMBOURG CITY, LUXEMBOURG – The 2014 edition of Eurovision Gala Night is taking place this Saturday at the Casino 2000 in Mondorf-les-Bains and a last minute change in the line up has been announced. Conhita Wurst will not perform after all and the organisers announced Loreen as her replacement. The decline of the 2014 Eurovision […]

BELARUS BTRC October 22

Belarus 2015: BTRC calls for songs

BTRC is now accepting applications for the Eurovision-2015. In order to participate in the competition it is necessary to send a valuable parcel with an application to the address: 220807, Minsk, str. Makaenka, 9, BTRC, marked “National qualifying round of song competition “Eurovision-2015″. Last day of submissions is November 21st, 2014. Requirements for project participants […]

PHOTO: SVT.SE October 21

Eurofans restore Helena Paparizou’s MF choice

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – In 2006 Greece won OGAE Song Contest with Helena Paparizou’s “Mambo” and in 2014 Sweden wins with OGAE Second Chance Song Contest with the song “Survivor”, the entry with which Helena Paparizou participated in the 2014 Melodifestivalen edition. 20 countries participated and 30 OGAE clubs across Europe voted. Helena Paparizou, who ranked […]

PHOTO: ARMTV October 12

Video / Gallery: Betty celebrates Yerevan City Day

YEREVAN, ARMENIA – It was a special day on October 12th for the Armenian capital, Yerevan. The city celebrated it’s anniversary as it’s one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. Part of celebrations was a live performance of various stars in an open air concert, amongst which the 2014 Junior Eurovision representative, Betty. Before […]

ALEXANDER RYBAK October 11

When Rybak performs song penned by amateur!

OSLO, NORWAY – Alexander took part in “The Hit”, a live TV show on Norwegian broadcaster NRK on Friday October 10th 2014. Professional artists competed with new songs written by amateurs. In the meantime Rybak gets ready for his private auditions in Belarus, aiming to find the perfect female signer for his bid in Belarusian […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 10

Slovenia, Poland, Bosnia & Herzegovina & San Marino confirm participation

Three countries which were sceptical (due to their financial status) upon Eurovision Song Contest 2015 participation have now confirmed their participation in Vienna’s edition. Poland, Slovenia and San Marino will be in Austrian capital next May and will compete on stage. Poland with many hesitations on the broadcast fee as reported earlier, decided to enter […]

SPAIN 2014 RUTH LORENZO October 09

Ruth Lorenzo plans Eurovision return

MADRID, SPAIN – Formula TV revealed today that Ruth Lorenzo sets eyes for Eurovision again. According to her interview statement she plans to return to Eurovision Song Contest within the next three years. We all remember the vows against Ruth Lorenzo’s victory in the Spanish national final last spring but she managed to shut everyone’s […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 07

Eurovision 2015: 8.9 million Euros approved by Vienna’s City Council

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Vienna’s City Council approved 8,9 million Euros as the budget for the 60th Eurovision Song Contest, http://www.vienna.at reported today. The money will be used for the venue, Wiener Stadthalle including rental of the venue, personnel, power and cleaning. ORF’s Alexander Wrabetz says that what happened in Copenhagen with the budget exceeding 10 […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 03

Did TVP send an ‘ultimatum’ to the EBU?

WARSAW, POLAND – Polish national broadcaster is willing to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest and we know they submitted the preliminary paperwork to participate in Vienna’s Eurovision edition. Wirtualnemedia.pl though has a development, which is not confirmed (so far) by the EBU and TVP. According to the website, TVP seems to have said to […]

PHOTO: OIKOTIMES.COM October 01

Eurovision voting system needs changes?

EDITORIAL – In 2014 the European Broadcasting Union upon decision of the Reference Group and the Host Broadcaster decided to slightly change the voting system of the Eurovision Song Contest, implementing the complete ranking of the songs (1-26) instead of just awarding 1-8, 10 and 12 based on top ten from jury and tele voting. […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 01

Hungary 2015: A Dal submissions due on November 15

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – Hungarian national broadcaster announced they are kicking off their national selection for the 60th edition of Eurovision Song Contest. MTVA calls for artists and authors to submit songs until November 15th. Although the A Dal 2015 format is not clear yet it seems that the semifinals will be skipped and they are […]

ARAM MP3 RETURNS TO YEREVAN September 21

Aram MP3 plans tour in Russia

YEREVAN, ARMENIA – It’s been a while since we heard news from the 2014 Armenian singer in the Eurovision Song Contest. Aramp MP3,the hot favourite of Eurovision 2014 who ultimately, ranked 4th in the final is going to tour Russia. On October 15th, Aram MP3 will perform at “Glav Club” in Moscow and on October […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU September 13

Video: The Common Linnets – Give Me a Reason

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – In 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, the Dutch entry by the Common Linnets happily surprised everyone with their 2nd place in the final of the show, a song entry that we never thought it could do that well in Eurovision Song Contest. Now, the Eurovision 2014 runner ups released a brand new […]

LINDA MARTIN September 11

Conchita comes, Linda replaces Johnny

LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG – The Eurovision Gala line up has been updated with a new guest and one replacement. It is reported by the organisers that Eurovision 2014 winner Conchita Wurst will be the third Eurostar performing on October 25th at Casino 2000 in Mondorf-les-Bains in Luxembourg. In the meantime Johnny Logan cannot attend the event […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU September 10

Albania 2015: RTSH calls for songs

TIRANA, ALBANIA – RTSH kicked off the preparations for the 53rd edition of Festivali i Këngës, through which Albania will ultimately decide the artist and the song for the 60th Eurovision Song Contest. The deadline for song submissions is October 15th. Authors are asked by the Albanian national broadcaster to submit their songs to Radio […]

PHOTO: PACHD.COM September 06

Fan Mile / Eurovillage 2015 will be in Heldenplatz

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – We have the host country, city, venue, and while we are awaiting for the ticket sales in mid November and the announcement about the Euroclub, local newspaper 0E24 reveals the Eurovision Fan Mile of 2015. It will be within the Heldenplatz (Heroe’s Square). Special projects and revamped idea will be used for […]

PHOTO: CAGRI ERDOGDU September 04

Gallery: maNga perform at Bakırköy Botanik Park

ISTANBUL, TURKEY – While the thriller with Turkish participation in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest remains and the country to submit a song by maNga in Turkovision 2015, Bakırköy Botanik Park welcomed on August 30th the Turkish band which represented the Turkish nation in the 2010 Eurovision edition. Below you can see photos from the […]