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Eesti Laul 2015: First five finalists known

Another country to kick off their national selection tonight is Estonia. Like in previous year the Baltic country uses the established Eesti Laul format. Two semifinals will be held with each ten participating entries. Five songs of each semifinal proceed to the final. These were the competing acts tonight: 1) Karl-Erik Taukar – Päev korraga… Read more

Finland: Satin Circus, Norlan El Misionario and Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät proceed to the final of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu

This Saturday the Finnish preselection Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK) kicked off. The next three weekends we will get introduced to 18 songs – 6 songs per semifinal. A total of 9 songs will proceed to the final on February 28th. Tonight Satin Circus, Norlan El Misionario and Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät were voted to the final.… Read more

Germany: Seven acts announced for Unser Song für Österreich

This morning the German broadcaster NDR announced seven acts who will compete at the German final Unser Song für Österreich. An eighth act will be chosen during a special club concert held in Hamburg on February 19th. The seven finalists are (in alphabetical order): Alexa Feser Andreas Kümmert Fahrenhaidt feat. Amanda Petersen Faun Laing   Mrs.… Read more

Pamela Ramljak releases album Prijateljica

Pamela Ramljak who participated twice at the Eurovision Song Contest as a member of the trio Feminnem released her new CD entitled Prijateljica. The album features eight tracks and is the first album that Pamela releases after the split up of Feminnem. As a member of the female trio Feminnem Pamela Ramljak took part at… Read more

Eurovision Weekend Berlin 2014

For the third time after 2012 and 2013 the Berlin Eurovision Weekend will take place. From July 18th till July 20th dedicated members from OGAE Germany and EC Germany will organize the event in the German capital. This year the partner fanclub and co-host will be OGAE UK. From July 18th till July 20th the… Read more

Several candidates to host the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Austria

Only two days after Conchita Wurst’s victory in Copenhagen several Austrian cities indicate interest to host the 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015. According to ORF general manager Alexander Wrabetz the decision is to be made soon. It is less than 48 hours ago that Conchita Wurst succeeded at the 59th Eurovision… Read more

Germany 2014: Elaiza is the 8th act of Unser Song für Dänemark

Tonight the first round of this year’s German selection, the so called wild card round took place in Hamburg. Ten acts competed for the eighth spot in the German final. The TV spectators decided that Elaiza will complete the line up for the German national final Unser Song für Dänemark which will be held on… Read more

8th round of Lithuanian preselection Eurovizijos – five acts and technical problems

Tonight the Lithuanian preselection marathon held its 8th round to search the country’s representative for Copenhagen. The five remaining artists performed two songs each. At the end one act should have been eliminated. Due to technical problems on the verification of the televoting the announcement of the results was postponed to Monday. Lithuanias preselection is… Read more

Seven acts confirmed for the Slovenian national selection EMA

Today the Slovenian broadcaster RTVSLO announced that seven acts will compete in their national selection EMA to represent Slovenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen. Among the names there is also Omar Naber who participated at the 2005 edition in Kiev. After a last minute confirmation to participate at the 2014 Eurovision Song… Read more

Diggi-loo, diggi-ley at OGAE Germany’s convention in Munich

Last Saturday OGAE Germany – one of the two German fanclubs of the OGAE network – held its annual convention in Munich. The organizers offered a varied programme and managed to bring four Eurovision artists on stage – among them one Eurovision winner and one participant of the 2014 edition in Copenhagen. OGAE Germany invited… Read more

Finland: Hanna Sky is the second finalist of UMK

Tonight we saw the second heat of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, the Finnish preselection for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. Six acts competed for the second spot in the final in Espoo on February 1st. Who would follow the band Softengine who already was sent to the final last week? At the end Hanna Sky was… Read more

Slovenia confirms participation – 37 countries in Copenhagen

The line up for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen is complete. Today Slovenia confirmed their participation which means a total of 37 competing countries in the Danish capital. It was a last minute confirmation. Today the Slovenian broadcaster RTVSLO finally confirmed the country’s participation at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen. Due… Read more

Eurovision 2013: 1st dress rehearsal of the final

Two semi-finals have been held – and today it was time for the 26 qualifiers to rehearse the final show for the first time. Who is in it with a chance to win and who should be happy just to have reached the final? We take a closer look at the winning candidates after first… Read more

Eurovision 2013: Germany’s second rehearsal

After a very successful first rehearsal on Sunday the expectations for Cascada’s second rehearsal were high. Before heading off to the arena singer Natalie posted on her Facebook site that she had vocal problems. How would this effect her performance? The presenation of Glorious as well as the lightning and the costumes were not changed.… Read more

Eurovision 2013: Spain’s second rehearsal

Spain started the second rehearsal day for the big 5 and the host nation Sweden. In comparison to their first rehearsal there was one big change – the change of the dress of the lead singer Raquel. The stage presentation itself has not changed since the first rehearsal on Sunday. The song starts with an… Read more

Eurovision 2013: 1st dress rehearsal of 1st semi-final

Today it was time for the very first dress rehearsal in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. We are of course starting with the first semi-final. Which 10 songs will qualify and which 6 must go home? To give you a perspective EuroVisionary will be covering all three rehearsals for the first semi-final by three different… Read more

Eurovision 2013 day 7: Italy’s first rehearsal

Italy finished today’s rehearsals of the big 5 and the host nation Sweden. After their return in 2011 with a second place in Düsseldorf and a 9th place in Baku San Remo winner Marco Mengoni also belongs to one of the pre-contest favourites. Could he fulfill the high expectations? Marco stands all alone on stage… Read more

Eurovision 2013 day 7: Germany’s first rehearsal

One of the biggest names in this year’s line up is for sure the German act Cascada. That is why their first rehearsal was expected with high interest among the press and fans. After winning the German final the original version of Glorious had to be cut down from 3:30 minutes to 3 minutes. The… Read more