January 31 🇪🇺 the latest #Eurovision headlines including Irish hint
IRELAND – Ryan O’Shaughnessy is tipped to make a big announcement tomorrow according to his social media message. Media speculate it’s about the Eurovision Song Contest. Ryan O’Shaughnessy is an Irish singer-songwriter and former actor from Skerries, Dublin, known for reaching the final of the sixth series of Britain’s Got Talent in May 2012, finishing in fifth place, as well as appearing on the first series of The Voice of Ireland.
ICELAND – After Louisa Sobral and Conchita in the Spanish OT Eurovision Gala, the announcement of Conchita as guest star in Danish final on February 4th and the surprise announcement of Melanie C as guest star in the Finnish song selection, today Icelandic national broadcaster announced that along with the 2017 Swedish representative, Robin Bengtsston, they include Emmelie de Forest in the line up. Svala Björgvinsdóttir, winner of the Söngvakeppnin last year will also be there and perform.
ESTONIA – The presenters of Eesti Laul 2018 have been revealed this evening by the Estonian national broadcaster, ERR. Kristel Aaslaid and Martin Veisman will be presenting the two semi-finals on February 10 and February 17. While presenting the final live from the Saku Suurhall in Tallinn are Ott Sepp and Meelis Kubo.
CZECH REPULIC – Czech national broadcaster revealed the international jury and public voting scores for selecting Mikolas Josef for Lisbon. In the table below you can see the detailed results as well that Mikolas was the oikotimes readers favourite all that period.
CZECH REPUBLIC 2018 🇨🇿 NATIONAL FINAL
|PARTICIPANT(S)||SONG TITLE||JURY||PUBLIC||TOTAL||OIKOTIMES POLL|
|Mikolas Josef||Lie To Me||8||8||16||Predicted to Win|
|Debbie||High On Love||6||3||9|
|Pavel Callta||Never Forget||4||4||8|
|Eddie Stoilow||We Rule This World||2||2||4|
|Doctor Victor||Stand Up||3||1||4|
THE NETHERLANDS – Starting on February 23rd, Waylon will be guest of Dutch TV-show De Wereld draait door and for five consecutive days along with the host, Mathijs van Nieuwkerk he will present five new songs. One of them is the Eurovision 2018 entry but the revelation will take place on March 10th.
UNITED KINGDOM – Madame Monsieur, the winners of the French Final are announced as the first guests of the London Eurovision Party for April 5th.
SPAIN – A total success for TVE as the OT Eurovision Gala reached more than 3 million viewers and a TV share of 23.6%
MALTA – The opening act of next Saturday’s Malta Eurovision Song Contest final is set to feature a music mix, with the dancing style changing in sync with the music. The act will start off with a distinctive oriental feel, which will pave the way for a well known ballad and then change again drastically to a different style. The act will include performances by a large number of dancers led by Analise, as well as other musical performances away from the main stage. The opening act rehearsal was the closing act for over 11 hours of rehearsals at the MFCC complex in Ta’ Qali, where eight participants took to the main stage for their first rehearsal before Saturday’s final.