January 08 ➡️ the latest #Eurovision headlines from Poland, Norway, Israel and more…
Fotis Konstantopoulos (Greece)
Neda Parmać who took part in Eurovision 2010 and 2005 as part of Feminnem will be submitting a song for Dora 2019.
YLE announced through Twitter, that the Finnish representative will be announced o January 29th.
To all fellow international Eurovision fans: We will announce Finland’s entry on January 29th 2019. Put your party hats on and have your monster masks ready! 🥳✨ #UMK19 #eurovision #ESC2019 pic.twitter.com/Pf3JTXwVgY
— UMK (@Yle_UMK) January 8, 2019
In the first meeting of the Cyprus 2019 dream team, Tamta met with ‘Replay’ songwriter & producer Alex P and Sacha Jean Baptiste who will stage the performance! In addition to their meeting, Tamta also invited Sacha to a gig she was performing at in order to give Sacha a flair for her capabilities and her stage presence.
Israeli media report Dana International, Netta, Idan Raichel and Omer Adam with Channel 10 claiming they are going to sing together on stage. The artists seem to have denied the information though.
Erlend Bratland, Adelen, Camilla North (with a song produced by Philip Cecil), Carlisle Sienes, ODA featuring JOWST and Sigrid are tipped by the Norwegian press as MGGP 2019 participants. The. NRK will make the official announcements on January 25th while MGP final is set for March 2nd.
It’s not only the performance. The heat rises backstage as well. A Dal organisers published a short video of the preparations. For more backstage action you can watch the full video here: https://www.mediaklikk.hu/a-dal-2019-videok/video/2019/01/05/keszen-allsz-a-versenyzok-igen?fbclid=IwAR305tA3pW5FagXmPqZwNbbhiNy8sjj60vkbNseHJ04B5M-26OmlOomrr-w
Jean Philip De Tender and Gert Karek met with TVP representatives starting to discuss the 2019 JESC preparations. Both Jean Philip De Tender and Gert Karek congratulated Poland for their victory and expressed their trust for a great hosting in 2019. On February 6th TVP delegation will meet with the EBU Steering Group and the logo / slogan of JESC 2019 will be revealed. (Hopefully the host city too)!
The seventeenth show in the latest season of HaKokhav HaBa L’Eurovizion 2019 has been broadcast, with five singers qualifying for the third stage of the competition.
Maya Buskila – 100%
Lior Chen – 80%
Shefita – 80%
Tay – 80%
Osher Biton – 80%V