Time for a short round up of Eurovision / Eurostar news this week
EUROPE – It’s middle of August and we sum the news from various things around Eurovision Song Contest and the Eurostars this week. Let’s see what’s happening in the amazing world of the Eurovision Song Contest this week.
- Petra Marklund replaced for Allsång på Skansen hosting job and Sanna Nielsen took over!
- András Kállay Saunders is the next name for the line up of Eurovision Gala in Luxembourg along with the 1964 Eurovision winner Gigliola Cinquetti!
- On the other hand Eurovision Live Concert in Setubal announced that Aminata Savadogo (Latvia 2015) will not attend the event after all.
- Anne Herforf, 1987 Danish representative in the Eurovision Song Contest, won the award for Revenue Artist of The Year!
- Belarusian participants in 2012, Litesound will give a big gig in Amsterdam on October 2nd. More information can be found on their event page here.
- Swedish newspaper Expressen claims that Måns and Petra are the current top choice of SVT for hosting the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest edition. We still wait for the official announcement!
- After seven years in the German national broadcaster (NDR) and two years as Head of Delegation, Torsten Amarell announced his resignation as he takes over a new role at Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (MDR) in Liepzig.
- In Germany still, as Trong Hieu wants to represent the country in the Eurovision Song Contest. Trong is the winner of Vietnam Idol, born in Germany. In 2014 he submitted a song but didn’t proceed to the final.
- Maraaya’s Marjetka announced as a jury member in Slovenia’s Got Talent show!