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Irish songs premiered on RTE radio 1

With the most eargerly anticipated Irish national final in years due to take place this coming Saturday RTE radio premiered the six entries that will compete for the Irish ticket. The Derek Mooney show on RTE radio 1 had the honour of giving the six songs their first full outing in any medium.  Snippets of the… Read more

LoveShy (UK NF 2008) talk to EuroVisionary

In our continued coverage of the UK national final we caught up with ‘LoveShy’ to find out about their upcoming participation in ‘Eurovision – Your Decision’.  We would like to thank the girls for taking time to answer our questions and we wish them luck in the contest. To start, could you tell us about yourselves and how… Read more

The Revelations (UK NF 2008) talk to EuroVisionary

With all six acts now known for the new format British national final, we have caught up with one of the two girl-groups.  We would like to thank the band ‘The Revelations’ for taking the time out to answer some questions for us.   Would you like to start by telling us about yourselves and how you… Read more

Several names rumoured for UK final

Forums and message boards all over the internet have been buzzing with rumours of who the six ‘Eurovision, your decision’ contestants are.  Will they be the normal group of has-beens that MYMU used to throw up every year or will there be some talent in the UK final.  If the rumours are to be believed then… Read more

La Casa Azul leads online voting in Spain

Spain, like the rest of the Big 4, has had a hard time of it in Eurovision over the last few years. In another desperate attempt to stop their downward spiral the Spaniards have once again given their national selection process a major overhaul. It seems that this new format has united Spain behind La… Read more

It’s “Your decision” says the BBC

After several years of dismal Eurovision entries the British are changing their selection format.  ‘Making your mind up’, their national final since 2004, is gone and it’s being replaced by a new show called ‘Eurovision, your decision’.  The new show will be dramatically different from it’s predecessor.  It’s all going to change apart from Terry Wogan, who gets… Read more

Romanians manage a whole show without a disqualification!

The first Romanian semi final went off without to much fuss tonight.  It was a long show, but they managed to get there in the end and chose six songs for the final.  The Romanians have really gotten a reputation around Europe for having the most scandal ridden national final.  Thankfully TVR managed to get through… Read more

Swedes choose Youth and Maturity

It’s Melodifestivalen time!  It was a bit of a shocking result for most Eurovision fans, but that’s what the Swedes wanted.  Kristian Luuk is back as host again and the comdey kept on flowing in the Scandinavium arena tonight. For those of you who can cast your mind back far enough, the Scandinavium was the… Read more

Csézy triumphs in Hungary

I know that many of you couldn’t see the final, but we assure you that that was the result. While many you sat in front of your computer screens around Europe and the rest of the world someone in Hungary either forgot to start the webcast or it severely malfunctioned. There was a total of… Read more

Irish media focus on the Turkey!

Every year either RTE give the Irish media something to complain about the Irish final or the Irish media find something to complain about.  But are they making a mountain out of a mole hill? Debate still rages in Ireland about the decision to allow Dustin the Turkey’s entry to the Eurosong 2008 final.  The… Read more

A “Fowl” entry for Ireland?

Over the years, many turkeys have been sent to Eurovision, but will Ireland be the first country, in the history of the contest, to send a real one? Dustin the turkey may be "fowl" mouthed but he’s also a successful singer with 6 hit albums under his wing! If you have never heard of a… Read more

‘Hasta la vista’ wins in Belarus

Belarus made the Eurovision final for the first time in 2007, understandably they were a little upset when they found out that they’d have to qualify again this year. Can Ruslan see the state though to it’s second ESC final. The 2008 Belarusian final took place in pretty much the same format as last year.… Read more

Morena wins the ticket for Malta

The Maltese may not have had the best Eurovision results in the last two years, but now they’re breaking out the ‘Vodka’. The Go Malta Song for Europe Festival took place last week, over two nights. The winner, Morena, was far from unexpected. A total of 17 songs made it to the semi final which… Read more