SLOVENIA RTVSLO October 17

Slovenia 2015: EMA to be used for Vienna’s representative

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – Slovenia will select it’s next representative again via national final EMA. It was just published on their official Facebook page that full rules will be published in the first days of November. So we will have to wait for two weeks until we get all informations. Slovenia qualified for the Grand Final […]

PHOTO: EMIL CALLEJA BAYLISS October 17

Video / Host country entry officially bids for trophy… again!

VALLETTA, MALTA – Diamonds video officially presented today and the Maltese entry for Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014 officially released. Federica Falzon will perform the Maltese entry inland this time as her country will cheer up for her while on stage. But what’s going on in Malta? Why do they suddenly bring “diamonds” in the […]

PHOTO: YANNIS PAPOUTSAKIS / OIKOTIMES.COM October 16

New releases by Koza Mostra & Kállay-Saunders

ATHENS, GREECE – The new single of Koza Mostra who proudly represented Greece in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest is out. It’s titled “Bordello Originale” and is penned by Haris Romas and Elias Kozas. BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – András Kállay-Saunders who brought Hungary in the Eurovision Final top five with one of the best Eurovision entries […]

PHOTO: YANNIS PAPOUTSAKIS / OIKOTIMES.COM October 16

Live: Dina Garipova’s new song “Dva shaga do lyubvi”

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Russia’s 2013 Eurovision Song Contest representative, Dina Garipova, released her new single yesterday. The song, titled “Dva shaga do lyubvi” (Two Steps To Love) was premiered in a live broadcast on Russia’s popular radio station Autoradio. DID YOU KNOW? Dina Garipova represented Russia in Malmo with the song “What if”. The song […]

PHOTO: ICONCERT.RO October 16

Gallery: Bonnie Tyler performs in Bucharest

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA – Legendary Bonnie Tyler, who proudly represented the United Kingdom in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, performed on October 13th in Bucharest. Alongside to Smokie, she gave a spectacular performance at Sala Palatului in the Romanian capital and the photos are simply amazing.

EUROVISION 2015 VENUE VIENNA STADHALLE October 15

Vienna’s Stadthalle adjusts schedule and gets ready for May

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – A few months ago, the big question was “where will Eurovision 2015 be held?”. Since the best venue in the country, Vienna’s Stadthalle, was fully booked, ORF had to look for an alternative (and most Eurovision fans were a bit scared to end up in a remote provincial town). Eventually, the organizers […]

AIR MALTA LOGO October 15

Air Malta deserves congratulations for the special offer

VALLETTA, MALTA – The national airline of Malta, Air Malta, definitely deserve the warmest applause and lots of congratulations for this surprise move: They offer 20% discount to travellers for Junior Eurovision Song Contest week and also they give the chance to win extra tickets for the island of knights. More information on how to […]

MOLDOVA 2013 ESC O MELODIE PENTRU EUROPA October 15

Moldova 2015: two semifinals and a final for Vienna

CHISINAU, MOLDOVA – This year, the Moldovan broadcaster TRM decided to go international and welcomes all international artists to apply for their national final to be held on the 28th of February. This year, TRM made an aspiring change in their national selection calling all performers all over the world to be a part of […]

PHOTO: HRT October 15

Croatian entry for Malta officially presented

ZAGREB, CROATIA – Croatian national broadcaster presented this morning the official video for the Junior Eurovision 2014 entry which will be performed by Josie (Josephine Ida Zec) titled “Game Over”.

CYPRUS CYBC October 14

Cyprus 2015: National Final date revealed!

NICOSIA, CYPRUS – Cypriot national broadcaster e-mailed the participants of the auditions for the preliminary phase of the national selection informing them on the date of the national final: it’s February 1st. The Cypriot national broadcaster cancelled collaboration with MAD TV Cyprus on the official excuse that there were low submissions for the national marathon […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 14

Prestigious award for The Common Linnets

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Back in 2004, the European Commission (in partnership with the EBU and the European Talent Exchange Program) has decided to create the European Border Breakers Award. In order to recognize the cross border success of debuting European artists, 10 acts are awarded an EBBA prize every year. The list of the 2015 […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 14

Conchita wins Moment of the Year at Attitude Awards 2014

ATTITUDE.CO.UK REPORTS (LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM) – Conchita Wurst has won the Moment of the Year prize at the Attitude Awards 2014. The Austrian drag queen, famed for her distinctive bearded look, won the prize for her landmark victory at the Eurovision Song Contest in Denmark in May of this year. Wurst – real name Tom […]

PHOTO: FOTIS KONSTANTOPOULOS / OIKOTIMES.COM October 14

Listen: Freaky Fortune – Gi kai Ouranos

ATHENS, GREECE – 2014 Eurovision representatives of Greece, Freaky Fortune are back with a brand new single titled “Gi kai Ouranos” (Earth and Sky), releasing their brand new song today. It’s a pop rock song in mid tempo. Listen to the song below.

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 14

Yes, Krista finally gets married!

HELSINKI, FINLAND – The Finnish 2013 Eurovision representative, Krista Siegfrids, has announced her engagement to her long time boyfriend Janne Gronroos. Krista broke the news to her fans on her Instagram account with an accompanying photo of her engagement ring. The couple were holidaying on the Maldives when her future husband popped the question. DID […]

PHOTO: STUDIO PANOULIS October 14

Gallery / Video: Sakis Rouvas concludes Ace of Hearts Tour

ATHENS, GREECE – The grand finale of the most well produced concert tour in the history of Greek music was given on 11/10 in Athens by Sakis Rouvas. His 2014 Ace of Hearts Tour concluded last night at the Athens Tae Kwon Do arena which was full house as more than 12,000 auditors attended the […]

DENMARK COPENHAGEN October 14

More scandals emerge from Copenhagen hosting

THELOCAL.DK REPORTS (COPENHAGEN, DENMARK) – The tourist organisation Wonderful Copenhagen continues to deal with the fallout of May’s Eurovision song contest after a report that it exaggerated the song contest’s effects. Following a long line of revelations about the enormous overspending at the Eurovision song contest in May, Wonderful Copenhagen is now facing disputed allegations […]

MARY BURNE October 14

Former X Factor contestant Mary Byrne bids for Vienna

HERALD.IE REPORTS (DUBLIN, IRELAND) – Former X Factor contestant Mary Byrne is looking to represent Ireland at the Eurovision next year. Mary (54), from Ballyfermot, said that she jumped at the opportunity. “Eurovision is one of my guilty pleasures,” Mary told the Herald. “It’s an honour to have been put forward.” RTE have decided to […]

PHOTO: RTCG October 13

Video / Behind the scenes of Sergej’s new music clip

PODGORICA, MONTENEGRO – The guy who brought Montenegro to the Grand Final of Europe’s favorite show, Sergej Cetkovic, is preparing a new song and video. Here is an exclusive video from the filming. The song is called Zar je kraj (Is it over) and it will be published in coming days. source: kurir-info.rs

PHOTO: TONI CETINSKI FACEBOOK FAN PAGE October 13

Toni Cetinski in the show that might bring Croatia back?

ZAGREB, CROATIA – Croatia’s might not participate at Eurovision next year in Vienna, but they are set to return in 2016, and most likely with the winner of the first editon of mega popular shoe The Voice. The show will air on HRT, the Croatian national broadcaster, and today the judges were revealed. They are […]