Finnish broadcaster YLE is working on “12 points goes to…” – a movie about Europe and the world in spring 2019. The story is told by the fans of Eurovision Song Contest. It’s a documentary about a devoted fandom. It collects together ESC fans from all over the world, and lets them talk about their lives, dreams, meaning of the music and fandom. It’s a crowd-sourced documentary, so the whole documentary is filmed by fans. The result is a sincere, crazy and intimate documentary… (source: www.esckaz.com)
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Do you want to know which Eurovision Song Contest participant you look like? This is your chance to find out. Leading global family history and DNA company MyHeritage, this year’s Presenting Partner of the Eurovision Song Contest, has launched a Eurovision Look-alike App.
‘Miki and friends’: RTVE.es prepares a great party to honor the Spanish Eurovision 2019 entrant. He will share the stage with ‘La Pegatina’, ‘Taburete’, Sofía Ellar, ‘Arnau Griso’ and his own band ‘Dalton Bang’. Alfred, the representative of 2018, will also sing with Miki at this party. A concert, that will be broadcast in May on RTVE.es, will mix the most successful Spanish current pop with genres such as ska, rumba, charanga and singer-songwriter music.
Radio Nacional de España has confirmed it will be airing the final of the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in seventeen years.
UNITED KINGDOM 🇬🇧
A week in the life of Michael Rice. Nailing rehearsals, working on his staging, performing on Croatian TV, filming his postcard and finding time to make new Eurovision friends.
Yesterday, a video of the rehearsals of Chingiz Mustafayev, Azerbaijan’s representative, was released. In this video we see Chingiz interpreting the song “Truth” under the guidance of experienced Alex Panayi.
Oto has been working with Giorgi Ebralidze on the official music video which is expected to be released in early April. The video will include “specially selected personalities” alongside members of “Shavnabada”, a Georgian folk ensemble. The names of the five backing singers that will join Oto on stage in Tel Aviv have also been revealed – and there’s a familiar face in the line up! Dato Tsintsadze, Giga Chigogidze, Giorgi Kananadze, Mikheil Javakhishvili, Spartak Sharikadze.