POLAND – After Sunstroke Project (Moldova’s Eurovision entrants) performing at the Miss Supranational pageant in Poland this week it was Michal Szpak’s turn to perform at Mister Supranational pageant. You can see his performance video in this post. The contest took place in Krynica-Zdrój in Poland.
AUSTRIA – Austrian national broadcaster is going to announce the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest participant on December 5th so stay tuned. The Austrian national broadcaster is internally selecting the singer but there is no information yet on how the song for Lisbon will be chosen. For more events follow the oikotimes.com calendar here. The news come as this week Slovenia (December 8th) and Hungary (December 6th) will announce their national selection participant as well.
ISRAEL – The 9th show of The Next Star in Israel, concluded and five more acts proceed to the next round. The Next Star Israel (aka Rising Star) is the show through which Israel will select its participant for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest.
Jordan Uzan (77%, YES by 3 jury members)
Rebecca (76%, YES by 3 jury members)
Stav Vaknin (81%, YES by 3 jury members)
Tzahi & Oded (77%, YES by 3 jury members)
Karin Mary Suliman (50%, YES by 1 jury member)
SWEDEN – It seems that life after Eurovision goes great for the 2015 Eurovision winner (by jury voting) Måns Zelmerlöw. While he is preparing to co-host the 2018 UK national selection show, he shared the exciting news of them all. He and his girlfriend Ciara Janson are expecting their first child. Congratulations guys! Last week we also got the exciting news from Jamala expecting a child as well.