Posts by Josef

Eurovision 2018: Georgia’s Iriao in focus

Ethno-Jazz Band Iriao brought a different type of song in 2018 to the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal. Some may say this Georgian song is boring or old-fashioned, but it’s definitely different from the other entries. Read more

Eurovision 2018: Czech Republic’s Mikolas Josef in focus

Mikolas Josef was a newbie when he entered the Czech national selection, but his star went up in the sky since then. He became one of the internationally well known Czech singers of recent years and released a few successful singles too. Now Eurovision fans look back on his 2018 entry. Read more

Eurovision 1968: Austria’s Karel Gott in focus

Karel Gott was not an Austrian singer, but a Czech one, but he was popular also in German-speaking countries and further. Therefore it’s not a big surprise that he was chosen to represent Austria at Eurovision 1968 with a song ‘Tausend Fenster’ written by Eurovision star Udo Jürgens. Read more

Eurovision 2010: Slovakia’s Kristina in focus

Slovakia returned to Eurovision in 2009. The following year, they sent Kristina with her song ‘Horehronie’, which still belong to one of the most favourite Slovak entries. Up to date, Slovakia is one of the few countries that never qualified for the final since the introduction of semifinals in early 00’s. Read more

ESCZ 2020: Czech songs officially released

Today, the songs in the run to represent the Czech Republic at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest were released. 7 entries are fighting for the honour. Voting is done online – and an international jury will help out too. Read more

Serbia: Sanja Ilić & Balkanika win Beovizija 2018

It is Sanja Ilić & Balkanika for Lisbon. This year’s Beovizija took place minutes ago in Belgrade and amongst the 17 performances, it was the song “Nova Deca” that convinced both the jury and the public and will, therefore, represent Serbia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Read more