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  • Citizens from 17 countries apply to volunteer at Eurovision 2017
    Citizens from 17 countries around the world, including Ukraine, have applied to be volunteers at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. More than 7000 applications have been received by Host Broadcaster NTU. The age of the prospective candidates goes all the way up to 64 and applications have also been received from the United Arab Emirates and Australia. Interested parties have until 17th February to apply for a position.
  • Balkan Belters: Serbia's top Eurovision entries
    Serbia is a relative newcomer to the Eurovision Song Contest, entering as an independent country in 2007 and winning with its first attempt, Molitva performed by Marija Šerifović. Serbia hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade in 2008 and today we look back at Serbia's top entries in the competition.
  • Nul points at Eurovision - the best of the "worst"
    Every year the excitement and speculation around the Eurovision Song Contest usually centres on the winner and the more successful acts and those at the bottom of the scoreboard often miss out on much of the attention. However there are a select group of 'losers' that have scored zero putting them in a league of their own and today we pay tribute to these acts.
  • Demy to represent Greece in 2017!
    The Greek broadcaster, ERT, made a surprise announcement today regarding their participation in 2017: Greece will participate in the Eurovision Song Contest this year with the dynamic team of composer Dimitris Kontopoulos, director Fokas Evaggelinos and singer Demy!
  • From Russia with Love: Top 10 entries
    Russia made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994 but didn't win until Dima Bilan lifted the trophy in Belgrade in 2008 with the song Believe. In recent years Russia has become one of the most successful countries at the Eurovision Song Contest and today we look back at the top ten Russian entries of all time.
  • Shining a light on the United Kingdom: 60 Years at Eurovision
    2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the first participation of Austria, Denmark and the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest. Denmark last won the contest in 2013 and hosted the competition in Copenhagen the following year, when Austria won for the first time since 1966. The UK hasn’t fared so well in recent years and 2017 also marks the 20th anniversary since the United Kingdom last won the Eurovision Song Contest with Love Shine a Light performed by Katrina and the Waves. With just a few weeks to go until the UK selects its song for Kyiv, we look back at some of the UK’s memorable moments in the competition.
  • Dancing with the Eurovision stars
    Dancing With The Stars is an international television franchise based on the British TV format Strictly Come Dancing. Launched in 2004, the rights to the format have been sold to over 40 countries around the world. Today sees the format launch for the first time in Ireland. The series will be co-presented by Nicky Byrne who represented Ireland in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest and participated in Strictly Come Dancing back in 2012. What other Eurovision stars have taken part in the television programme over the years?
  • Norway's Fairytale ending
    In the sixth instalment of our series looking back at the most successful entries from recent host countries, we focus on Norway which staged the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo. Norway has the dubious record of finishing last most times (11 in total), including scoring nul points on four occasions. On the other hand, Norway has won the contest three times and scored the biggest margin of victory ever in 2009. When it comes to the Eurovision Song Contest, Norway can be described as a country of extremes but also one where fairytales do come true.
  • What did the stars get up to during the holiday season?
    For the majority of people the Christmas break has come to an end and most people are now back at work. For many the holidays are a time of rest and relaxation with a fair amount of partying thrown in for good measure. What about the participants of the Eurovision Song Contest? Was it a case of work, work, work, or did they take some time off too? We checked out the social media accounts of many of the performers from 2016 to find out what they were up to during the festive season. 
  • 5 things to look forward to in 2017
    A new year has come, a new day has dawned, a new Eurovision season has begun. Happy new year! We would like to wish you all a happy, safe and successful 2017. The Eurovision Song Contest is only months away and the excitement is already building. Here are five things to look forward to in 2017. 


  • Life After Junior Eurovision: Fiamma from Italy
    In 2016 Italy competed in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for the third time. Fiamma Boccia performed Cara Mamma (Dear Mom) and finished an impressive third place. We spoke to Fiamma to find out more about her experiences in Malta and what she's been doing since the competition. 
  • Life After Junior Eurovision: Alexa from Australia
    In November Australia competed for the second time in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Alexa Curtis scored Australia's best placing in Junior Eurovision so far when she finished in fifth place with her song We Are. We caught up with Alexa to find out what she's been up to since the contest. 
  • Happy New Year!
    2016 has now gone and a new year has begun. On behalf of the entire Junior Eurovision Song Contest family, we wish you a happy, safe and successful 2017!
  • What were the most watched videos in 2016?
    In 2016 there were over 24 million views on the official Junior Eurovision Song Contest channel on YouTube. In total 47 million minutes were watched equaling 89 years and 119 days! Which were the most popular songs on YouTube in 2016? We have done the maths and counted the video views for both 2016 and for the month of December. Will your favourite be up there?
  • Georgia's three record-breaking Junior Eurovision victories
    Georgia has won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest more times than any other country. Earlier this year Mariam Mamadashvili scored the third victory for the country setting a new record in Junior Eurovision. Today we look back at Mariam's win as well as Georgia's two other Junior Eurovision triumphs.
  • Perpetual Participants Part Two: The Netherlands
    In the second and final part of our series we look back at countries that have participated in every single Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Like Belarus, The Netherlands made its debut in the competition in 2003 and has appeared every year since. 
  • Perpetual Participants Part One: Belarus
    The Junior Eurovision Song Contest began in 2003 and featured 16 countries, of which Belarus was one of them. Since then Belarus has participated in every since Junior Eurovision!
  • Armenia - Junior Eurovision's success story
    Since Armenia made its debut in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest the country has gone on to become one of the most successful countries in the competition. Today we look back at Armenia's impressive record in Junior Eurovision. 
  • Backstage at Junior Eurovision
    The Junior Eurovision Song Contest is first and foremost a television show and most of the action takes place on the stage. However behind the scenes is also a hive of activity and excitement. Take a sneak peak backstage at Junior Eurovision!
  • Looking back at Alexa Curtis' week in Valletta
    Alexa Curtis is Australia's second Junior Eurovision participant and performed her song, We Are, live in Valletta last month. The young singer is no stranger to huge competitions; in 2014, when Alexa was only ten years old, she captured Australia’s attention when she won The Voice Kids Australia. Let's look back at Alexa's week in Malta. 


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