Scandal in Eurovizijos. The company Ezerello vaivorykste offered gifts to those who will be voting for Gabrielė Rybko. LRT immediately deleted all public votes to the singer.
Speaking to ProTV, Cristina Scarlat who represented Moldova at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, expressed her disappointment in the twenty six artists who took part in the auditions round for O Melodie Pentru Europa 2019. The singer commented that she was: “So far everything is sad. There is no complicated music that could be discussed. But there were good performances.” (source: www.eurovoix.com, PRO TV).
4 Tenora withdrew their song “Brod bez imena” from the competition due to a previous commitment. They were supposed to be replaced by Tonka and “Don’t say you love me”, however Tonka decided not to enter the competition so the final spot in the line-up went to Kim Verson and “Nisam To Sto Zele”. (www.escxtra.com)
Maruv who replaced Tayanna after hr withdrawal from the national selection was about to participate with the song “For You”. Though in a recent interview she expressed her wish to compete with the song “Bang!”
A bit of chaos with the ERT information given (selectively of course) to the media. First ERT said that Katerine’s song will make us dance, then that it will be a quality song from independent music style. Now the songs haas turned into a European ballad. When they decide what’s the song all about, we will deal with the news! In the meantime it seems that Yorgos Kapoutzides returns as Eurovision commentator.
More than 7 million votes registered in the fist Melodifestivalen. At the same time its was revealed that the stunning performance by Wiktoria was accompanied by 2000 litres of water.