HUNGARY – After a magnificent 8th place in the Eurovision 2017 Hungarian artist, Joci Papai is participating in the show Your Face Sounds Familiar. In the video available in this post you can enjoy him as Kylie Minogue and Olivia Newton-John. Olivér Berkes, also participant in the show made a great imitation of Joci which you will definitely like.
NORWAY – Norwegian national broadcaster announced they received more than 1200 songs for the 2018 edition of MGP, the show through which the country will decide its entry for Lisbon’s Eurovision Song Contest edition. NRK also announced that the national final will take place on March 10th. Ticket sales for MGP will kick off in two weeks.
GREECE – By the end of the week ERT’s artistic jury will evaluate the submitted entries. Despite what mentioned here and there the submissions are 16 although ERT previously stated that they are more than 20! 13 record labels submitted their bids.
GREECE – We stay in Greece as Eleni Foureira once again expressed her bitterness for the way ERT decided to go to Lisbon after three consecutive years of proposing a song for Eurovision. She also said that she is reluctant to submit again any song to ERT for Eurovision in the future.
SWEDEN – Loreen releases Hate The Way I Love You video clip although the song is already available.
ALBANIA – Festivali i Këngës 2017 edition is greeting up and the local media already speculate on potential participants. Media report that X factor winner Arilena Ara might be one of the participants. Arilena participated last year in Kenya Magjike where she ranked 3rd with the song “Nëntori”