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

Portugal 2017: watch the qualifiers and yes seriously, local fans love them #not!

PORTUGAL – For weeks now the Portuguese fans and sites vow on the web that their country’s return to Eurovision Song Contest and their national final will be a spectacular event with outstanding songs and performances. Yes, they did say that everywhere on the web! Well while watching the show tonight I couldn’t realise whether I was watching RTP or just Boring TV. Seriously do they really think that their country does stand a chance with these songs? Well let’s see what ... | read the full story here

February 20, 2017 1:32 am // 0 Comments

Malta 2017: Claudia Faniello finally to Eurovision!

MALTA – Claudia Faniello wins the 2017 Malta Eurovision Song Contest with the song Breathlessly , author Gerard James Borg and composers by Philip Vella/Sean Vella received the maximum points from the televoting securing a total of 4,996 points. Claudia will represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv in May . RESULTS Participant Song Title Public Rank 16 Claudia Faniello “Breathlessly” 4,996 1 11 Janice Mangion “Kewkba” (Star) 4,544 2 4 Kevin Borg ... | read the full story here

February 18, 2017 11:59 pm // 0 Comments

Spain 2017: watch Manel’s performance in Ukrainian second semi final

Jamala meets the 2017 Spanish entrant Manel Navarro after his interval act in the second Ukrainian semi final – #eurovision #eurovisiongr #escpress #celebratediversity #oikotimes #avmag #melfest #umk2017 #impacthub #oev2017 #gay- join us for more on and A post shared by OIKOTIMES EUROVISION (@oikotimes) on Feb 18, 2017 at 2:28pm ... | read the full story here

February 18, 2017 11:31 pm // 0 Comments

Poland 2017: Kasia Moś to Kyiv

POLAND – Ranked 3rd in the final of the 3rd edition of Polish Must be the music, Moś took part in national preselections for the 3rd time as well. In 2006 with I wanna know and last year singing Addiction she took respectively the 10th and the 6th place. This time, thanks to an intriguing song Flashlight, she won the ticket to Kiev. Third time lucky! (source: RESULTS Participants Song Title Jury Public Total Kasia Moś Flashlight 10 9 19 1 Isabell Otrębus-Larsson ... | read the full story here

February 18, 2017 10:23 pm // 0 Comments

Hungary 2017: Joci Pápai gets the ticket for Kyiv

HUNGARY – József Pápai, also known as Joci Pápai (born 22 September 1981, Tata, Hungary) is a Hungarian singer and gutarist of Romani descent, most notable for participating in A Dal 2017. He will represent Hungary in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev. RESULTS Participants Song Title Gabi Tóth & Freddie Shuman ft. Begi Lotfi Hosszú idõk Gigi Radics See It Through Super Final Gina Kanizsa Fall Like Rain Super Final Joci Pápai Origo 1 Kállay Saunders Band Seventeen ... | read the full story here

February 18, 2017 10:06 pm // 0 Comments