January 20 🇪🇺 the latest #Eurovision news and results from France, Lithuania & Hungary
Vasil Dimitrov (Bulgaria)
MONTENEGRO – Day’s news round up begin with the running order for Montevizija 2018, through which Montenegro will decide its participation in thee Lisbon Eurovision Song Contest edition. The show will start with Nina Petković – “Dišem” followed by Ivana Popović Martinović – “Poljupci”, Vanja Radovanović – “Inje”, Katarina Bogićević – “Neželjena”, Lorena Janković – “Dušu Mi Daj”. National final is set for February 17th. 31 songs submitted this year and five selected by the RTCVG jury, membered by: singer Ismeta Dervoz, composer Kornelije Kovač, actor and composer Dejan Božović, composer Slaven Knezović and singer Vladimir Maraš.
GERMANY – Barbara Schöneberger will be the German spokesperson at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 as the official German Eurovision website reported today. Barbara is an actress, comedian and television host. She hosted the German national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest between 2015 and 2017. Barbara has also taken on the role of the German spokesperson during that period. In the meantime the ticket sale for the national final started this morning but tickets for Unser Lied für Lissabon, the German selection for Eurovision 2018, have sold out within 30 minutes of being put on sale.
EUROPE – Below you can see the results from the three shows taking place tonight. Results from the second semi final of Destination Eurovision in France, Eurrovizijos second heat in Lithuania and A Dal’s first heat in Hungary.
FRANCE 2018 🇫🇷 DESTINATION EUROVISION SECOND SEMI FINAL
|PARTICIPANT(S)||SONG TITLE||INTERNATIONAL JURY||NATIONAL JURY||RESULTS||RANK|
|Max Cinnamon||"Ailleurs" ( Elsewhere )||28||26||54||Qualified|
|Igit||"Lisboa Jérusalem" ( Lisbon Jerusalem )||22||24||46||Qualified|
|Nassi||"Rêve de gamin" ( Dream of a kid )||26||20||46||Qualified|
|Sweem||"Là-haut" ( Up there )||4||22||26|
|Jane Constance||"Un jour j'ai rêvé" ( I dreamt one day )||4||4||8|
|June The Girl||"Same"||4||4||8|
|Sarah Caillibot||"Tu me manques" ( I miss you )||8||8|
LITHUANIA 2018 🇱🇹 EUROVIZIJOS SECOND HEAT
|Saulės kliošas||"Man gaila"||12||6||18||Qualified|
|Paula||"1 2 3"||6||12||18||Qualified|
|Juozas Martin||"Don't Give Up"||8||4||12||Qualified|
|Audrius Petrauskas||"In My Bones"||7||5||12||Qualified|
|Elvina Milkauskaitė||"So Long My Love, My Lover"||2||3||5||9|
|Justina Žukauskaitė||"Love Doesn't Lie"||0||0||0||11|
|Emilija Valiukevičiūtė||"Bye Bye"||0||0||0||11|
HUNGARY – The first heat will take place on 20 January 2018 where ten entries will compete. Six entries will qualify to the semi-finals after two rounds of voting. In the first round of voting, five qualifiers will be determined by the combination of scores from each judge and an aggregate score from a viewer vote based on scores submitted through SMS, mobile app and online voting. In the second round of voting, the remaining five entries that were not in the initial top five face a public vote in order to determine one additional qualifier. The first five qualifiers were “Nem szól harang” performed by Leander Kills, “Zöld a május” performed by Zsolt Süle, “Nobody to Die For” performed by Gabi Knoll, “Satellites” performed by Ceasefire X, and “Budapest Girl” performed by Viktor Király. “Ne hagyj reményt” performed by Tamás Vastag was the final qualifier. In addition to the performances of the competing entries, János Kóbor and Balkan Fanatik performed as the interval act for the show.
HUNGARY 2018 🇭🇺 A DAL FIRST HEAT
|PARTICIPANT(S)||SONG TITLE||J. Schell||M. Mező||K. Frenreisz||M. Both||Viewers||TOTAL|
|Leander Kills||"Nem szól harang"||9||9||9||9||8||44||Qualified|
|Zsolt Süle||"Zöld a május"||10||10||8||9||7||44||Qualified|
|Viktor Király||"Budapest Girl"||9||8||9||8||9||43||Qualified|
|Gabi Knoll||"Nobody to Die For"||9||9||8||8||6||40||Qualified|
|Tamás Vastag||"Ne hagyj reményt"||7||7||7||7||8||36||qualified|
|Living Room||"Kirakat élet"||7||7||8||7||7||36|
|Fourtissimo feat. Markanera||"Kisnyuszi a kalapban"||6||6||7||6||8||33|