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Sirusho released her new song on February 19

ARMENIA – Sirusho released her new song on February 19. The song captures a story of an exile, and a story of a million crying souls… Sirusho’s constant research on the history of Armenian Genocide and numerous survivor testimonies became the driving force behind the lyrics and music of “Der Zor”. An Armenian girl who recalls her father’s commandments, sings about her lost home. The music video was shot in two parts: at the ruins of ancient Armenian capital Ani and in ... | read the full story here

February 20, 2017 2:40 pm // 0 Comments

What a better way to celebrate the Carnival with Eurovision music

EDITORIAL – Carnival is a Western Christian festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent. The main events typically occur during February or early March, during the period historically known as Shrovetide (or Pre-Lent). Carnival typically involves a public celebration and/or parade combining some elements of a circus, masks, and a public street party. People wear masks and costumes during many such celebrations, allowing them to lose their everyday individuality and ... | read the full story here

February 19, 2017 7:10 am // 0 Comments

FYR Macedonia 2017: Jana Burčeska as commentator for Grammy Awards

FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA – This evening Jana Burčeska, will be providing live co-commentary on this year’s Grammy Awards live from Los Angeles. She will be alongside the charming FYRoM Eurovision Head of Press, Aleksandria Jovanovska, where they will be reviewing the annual music extravaganza. As well as commenting on the songs and fashion on display, the ladies will no doubt be gossiping on Jana’s upcoming Eurovision adventure! Jana is great fan of James ... | read the full story here

February 12, 2017 12:05 pm // 0 Comments

The OMG Photo of The Day: Los40.es knew the winner at 21:26 CET?

WEIRD: LOS40 published the winner of Spanish final at 21:26 CET! kinda impossible for them to know the winner … unless…. well that's up to them to respond to it. In the meantime the chaos over Twitter and social media against RTVE and Manel Navarro continues with hundreds of post-protests – #eurovision #eurovisiongr #escpress #celebratediversity #oikotimes #avmag #melfest #umk2017 #impacthub #oev2017 #gay- join us for more on www.facebook.com/oikotimes and ... | read the full story here

February 12, 2017 1:15 am // 1 Comment

Hungary 2017: A Dal semi finals line up determined

HUNGARY – The following acts have already made it to the semi-finals: Leander Kills, Roma Soul, Viki Singh, Spoon 21, David Henderson, Benji, Kállay Saunders Band, Gina Kanizsa, Peet Project, Chase, Mrs Columbo and Ádám Szabó. This week the semi-finals of A Dal 2017 will be broadcast on Duna Channel on two consecutive days 10 and 11 February. FEBRUARY 10 – FIRST SEMI FINAL Chase David Henderson Gina Kanizsa Joci Pápai Gigi Radics Viki Singh Soulwave Spoon 21 The Couple FEBRUARY ... | read the full story here

February 9, 2017 1:22 pm // 0 Comments

The latest from Germany, Spain and Bulgaria

BULGARIA – The Bulgarian national broadcaster has chosen its song for Kyiv. The official announcement and presentation will take place on March 13th although we expect sooner to know the name of the artist who will represent the country in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. GERMANY – You can now watch 1:30 of each Unser Song 2017 candidate. There was a press conference today presenting the participants and their songs to the press. You can watch the snippets here. In the meantime the ... | read the full story here

February 8, 2017 10:07 pm // 0 Comments

February 6: update on the latest betting odds

EUROPE – Every year we make an annual post, updated throughout the season (periodically) to present you the latest betting odds for national selections and the Eurovision Song Contest. FEBRUARY 6 The betting odds made a good prediction on Finnish national selection a week ago. Now let’s see what are the current standings for various Eurovision events ahead. We start with the Eurovision 2017 odds where Sweden is leading now followed by Russia, Australia and Greece still high in the ... | read the full story here

February 6, 2017 6:15 am // 0 Comments

Sweden 2017: Ace Wilder attacks Charlotte Perrelli

SWEDEN – According to Expressen.se Charlotte Perrelli was expecting a fiasco at the 2017 Melodifestivalen this is why her only task with her participation, was to promote her new album which will be released this February. Ace Wilder, participant and qualifier in the Melodifestivalen final said that Charlotte is taking the place from someone who would really want to participate and win. Despite two victories in Melodifestivalen and winner of the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest, Perrelli ... | read the full story here

February 4, 2017 9:39 pm // 0 Comments

Melodifestivalen: The sex files!

EDITORIAL – Hmm the order was clear… find me all the sexy performances in Melodifestivalen the last 10 years from 2006 till 2016. And how would you describe something sexy? Lets connect it with the word undress maybe…Samir and Victor gave us the idea but DJ hunk is coming to prove that is was good one! So here are the most sexy and undressed performances in Melodifestivalen from 200sex till 201sex (sex in Swedish is six… Google it!) 2000 and Sex has 3 sexy entries. At ... | read the full story here

February 3, 2017 3:49 am // 0 Comments