Summer round up of senior and junior Eurovision news
EUROPE – Heatwave all over Europe and the Eurovision news from the senior and junior edition are keep coming in. Let’s see what’s happening in the wonderful world of the Eurovision Song Contest all over Europe this week.
- Georgian national broadcaster announced the four members which will represent the country in Sofia’s Junior Eurovision: Elene Kejrishvili, Lizi Tavberidze, Tako Gagnidze and Data Pavliashvili, a selection once again made by BzikebiStudio. The song will be presented in September and it’s rumoured to be penned by Giga Kukhianidze, composer of the last Georgian entries.
- Bulgarian national broadcaster revealed more information over their JESC national selection along with Btv. The artist will be selected via national selection and the song will be penned upon the winner. National selection kicks off on 17/8 at 20:00 through the show “Slavi Show” for which already more than 1,000 kids applied. There will be quarterfinals, semifinals and and a final for the prime time show selection. There will be 24 acts selected for the procedure and the winner will be decided fully by public vote.
- Edurne, the 2015 Spanish entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest announced as a jury member in the Spanish edition of Got Talent, Tu cara me suena in commercial TV station.
- In the Eurovision world P4 (Sveriges Radio) announced the 25 semifinalists for Svensktoppen Nästa 2015, the live radio show through which one artist (or group) will get the ticket for 2016 Melodifestivalen. There will be 8 finalists for the live show on September 6th. You can listen to the songs here. The participants are:
Blekinge – Jens Sporron – Make a mistake
Dalarna – Malin Jonsson – Jag Är Äkta
Gävleborg – Henrik Lundholm – Stranger
Göteborg – Jawone – Främling
Gotland – Sons of Bourbon – Shared Loneliness
Halland – Laila Adèle – Blame it all on you
Jämtland – Michael Michailoff – Horseman
Jönköping – Kaptain – Rich and Glorious
Kalmar – Fanny Nilsson – Alone
Kristianstad – Clara Persson – Själsfrände
Kronoberg – Tim – Soul on fire
Malmöhus – Sofia Sandberg-Albihn – The sunny side
Norbotten – Lamps & Flowers – Peaceful Night
Örebro – Moa Gagnert – This is Me
Östergötland – The Shoo Shoo Sisters – Gå, gå, gå
Skaraborg – Jimmy Laakso – Ten Years With You
Sörmland – Miss Winter – The Road
Stockholm – Smajling Swedes – Goosbumps
Sjuhärad – Louise Lane – Feel My Love
Uppland – Michael Fannon – Kommer tid, kommer råd
Värmland – James (Joakim) Carlstedt – Voice
Väst – Delivery – Breathless
Västerbotten – H+ME – Summer 2006
Västernorrland – Crash N Recovery – Take me back
Västmanland – Julia Lorenz – Popstarfreak